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- ‘And what about Brown's mild-mannered demeanour, wondered Gray; could his intelligence and articulateness have been detrimental to doing the job properly?’
- ‘Last semester, she dabbled in communications courses at a local college, which would explain her articulateness in interviews of late.’
- ‘I vehemently reject the equation of articulateness with intelligence.’
- ‘Everywhere except in the United States, millions of human beings, certainly the majority of those with any degree of political articulateness, live for some kind of social change.’
- ‘But he was the first candidate I campaigned for as an adolescent, and I still admire his articulateness and vigor.’
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