When a President gives an incredibly inspiring speech and delivers that speech perfectly in a way that everyone respects, this is an example of elocution.
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Origin of elocution
- Middle English elocucioun from Latin ēlocūtiō ēlocūtiōn- from ēlocūtus past participle of ēloquī to speak out ē-, ex- ex- loquī to speak tolkw- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition