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Definition of diction:

  1. Choice of words for the expression of ideas; the construction, disposition, and application of words in discourse, with regard to clearness, accuracy, variety, etc.; mode of expression; language; as, the diction of Chaucer's poems.


style, language, enunciation, vocabulary, phrasing, phraseology, wordage, verbiage, phrase, verbalism, wording, words, expression, choice of words, parlance.

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