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Definitions of verbal:
  • adjective:   relating to or having facility in the use of words
    Example: "A good poet is a verbal artist"
  • adjective:   expressed in spoken words
    Example: "A verbal contract"
  • adjective:   of or relating to or formed from a verb
    Example: "Verbal adjectives like `running' in `hot and cold running water'"
  • adjective:   of or relating to or formed from words in general
    Example: "Verbal ability"
  • adjective:   communicated in the form of words
    Example: "Verbal imagery"
  • adjective:   prolix
    Example: "You put me to forget a lady's manners by being so verbal- Shakespeare"

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