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Word \Word\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Worded; p. pr. & vb. n. Wording.] [1913 Webster]
To express in words; to phrase. [1913 Webster] The apology for the king is the same, but worded with greater deference to that great prince. --Addison. [1913 Webster]
To ply with words; also, to cause to be by the use of a word or words. [Obs.] --Howell. [1913 Webster]
To flatter with words; to cajole. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] To word it, to bandy words; to dispute. [Obs.] "To word it with a shrew." --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]
Wording \Word"ing\, n. The act or manner of expressing in words; style of expression; phrasing. [1913 Webster] It is believed this wording was above his known style. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wording n : the manner in which something is expressed in words; "use concise military verbiage"- G.S.Patton [syn: diction, phrasing, phraseology, choice of words, verbiage]

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  1. A choice of words and the style in which they are used in a given context.

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