Fluency in a sentence

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Definition of Fluency

  • The quality of being fluent; smoothness; readiness of utterance; volubility.
  • the quality of being facile in speech and writing
  • skillfulness in speaking or writing
  • powerful and effective language

How to use fluency in a sentence. Fluency pronunciation.

His power of will is in inverse proportion to his fluency of speech.
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The young hero is a blazing ass, who is in love with two girls at the same time, and whose fluency of speech is in inverse proportion to his power of will.
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He had a real feeling for literature, and he could impart his own passion with an admirable fluency.
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Griffiths was talking with his usual happy fluency and Mildred seemed to hang on his lips.
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The surgeon spoke with the fluency due to long practice and with the admirable perspicacity which distinguished him.
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Philip could see that they looked upon Athelny as a little queer; but they liked him none the less and they listened open-mouthed while he discoursed with his impetuous fluency on the beauty of the seventeenth-century ceiling.
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He now spoke Dutch, French, Malay and Javanese, all equally well; English with a very slight accent, but with perfect fluency, and a most complete knowledge of idiom, in which I often tried to puzzle him in vain.
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Mr. Price, however, talked with his customary fluency and continuity, so there was no lack of conversation.
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The royal pair fell in love with what they had heard of each other-the Princess of Basque with the image she had formed in her mind from glowing reports of the King's valour, amounting to rashness, his fluency of poetic speech, his manly bearing, and his irrepressible wit....
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At Russ she was by no means clever And read our newspapers scarce ever, And in her native language she Possessed nor ease nor fluency, So she in French herself expressed.
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They talked, with more or less fluency, with Croats, Serbs, Poles and Slavs.
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Of the blanket-vending, depot-haunting type was this young man, with a ready smile and a quick eye for a bargain and a smattering of English learned in his youth at a mission, and a larger vocabulary of Mexican that lent him fluency of speech when the mood to talk was on him.
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He himself, though he spoke and wrote French with fluency and grammatical correctness, wanted that intimate knowledge of the most delicate and diplomatic of all languages to satisfy his classical purism.
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The brother who unfortunately supposes that the only requisites of a skilful Mason consist in repeating with fluency the ordinary lectures, or in correctly opening and closing the lodge, or in giving with sufficient accuracy the modes of recognition, will hardly credit the assertion, that he whose knowledge of the "royal art" extends no farther than these preliminaries has scarcely advanced beyond the rudiments of our science.
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That skill which consists in repeating, with fluency and precision, the ordinary lectures, in complying with all the ceremonial requisitions of the ritual, or the giving, with sufficient accuracy, the appointed modes of recognition, pertains only to the very rudiments of the masonic science.
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Now that Narcone realized the deception that had been practised upon him he began to curse his betrayer with incredible violence and fluency.
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Thereupon I resumed the newspaper; and, as I was before struck with the fluency of style and the general talent which it displayed, I was now equally so with its commonplaceness and want of originality on every subject; and it was evident to me that, whatever advantage these newspaper-writers might have over me in some points, they had never studied the Welsh bards, translated Kaempe Viser, or been under the pupilage of Mr. Petulengro and Tawno Chikno.
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He spoke on all kinds of matters with much fluency; till at last he mentioned my preaching, complimenting me on my powers.
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She did so, and then he stood up, and, while the cock-fight still went on, he read, with a fine Chicago fluency, what proved to be a proclamation.
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Rolfe, who already spoke the native tongue with considerable fluency, replied, in suitable language, that he was grateful to the chief for the words he had let fall; that his guest was indeed a man of renown-his more than father and friend-and that it was with the object of visiting him, as well as to pay his respects to the mighty Powhattan, that he and his followers had made the journey into his country.
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Examples of Fluency

Example #1
The typical Russian, as portrayed by Turgenev, says much, and does little; Solomin lives a life of cheerful, reticent activity.
Example #2
Amid all the vain babble of the other characters, Solomin stands out salient, the man who will eventually save Russia without knowing it.
Example #3
The real problem of the book is how either of the girls could have tolerated his presence for five minutes.
Example #4
It has no beauty of construction, no evolution, and irritates the reader beyond all endurance.
Example #5
The invitation was convenient, for he had not known what to do, with his brief holiday.
Example #6
He could throw himself into sympathy with a writer and see all that was best in him, and then he could talk about him with understanding.