vocal, vociferous, voluble
Vocal refers to the voice, the making of sounds, or to people who express themselves candidly.
- Brad’s cat gets vocal when she wants to be let out.
- Cécile was a vocal critic of her boss’s leadership style.
Vociferous describes forceful and noisy communication.
- The speaker could not be heard above the vociferous heckling.
Voluble people are talkative, speaking rapidly and for long periods.
- Philip likes the sound of his own voice; he is always so voluble.
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