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Writing and speaking are relevant to each other; they both employ words in expressing ideas. Wondering if there's an adjective for describing someone who's impressive in writing and speaking.

The closest I could think of is articulate, but most dictionaries I checked don't mention writing when defining the adjective.

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  • Another close possibility could be lyrical in the context of being able to convey emotion in a beautiful way through speech, song, or written literature. – psosuna May 17 at 22:01
  • And some of such genre, are in other respects not much use to mankind. I am wondering what we call them. – WS2 May 17 at 23:30
  • They are different skills, writing and speaking. Some people lack confidence in speaking yet excel in writing. And some are very articulate speakers who struggle to compose on paper. Different skills, different words, I think. – Nigel J May 18 at 9:07
  • Are you asking for a word that is applicable to either—or a word that means you are necessarily good at both? (Is your question about being good at writing and/or speaking—or about being good at writing and speaking?) – Jason Bassford May 18 at 18:56
  • Articulate works just fine for written expression. See, for example, expressing oneself readily, clearly, and effectively -- merriam-webster.com/dictionary/articulate – aparente001 May 22 at 5:52
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Consider eloquent:

1 Fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing.
Oxford Living Dictionaries

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