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Volubility


VOLUBIL'ITY, noun [Latin volubilitas, from volvo, to roll.]

1. The capacity of being rolled; aptness to roll; as the volubility of a bowl.

2. The act of rolling.

By irregular volutibility.

3. Ready motion of the tongue in speaking; fluency of speech.

She ran over the catalogue of diversions with such a volubility of tongue, as drew a gentle reprimand from her father.

4. Mutability; liableness to revolution; as the volubility of human affairs. [Unusual.]