Definitions: (1) clearly and effectively presented or expressed <an articulate argument>; lucid; (2) a well formulated thought particularly well stated <no doubt of the meaning in another mind>; perspicuous; (3) a precise ability to put all of the appropriate pieces together in their correct positions

Synonym: eloquent, oratorical

When articulation is impossible, gesticulation comes to the rescue. — William Lewis Safire (1929–2009) American author & journalist
• The man who can articulate the movements of his inner life need no longer be a victim of himself, but is able slowly and consistently to remove the obstacles that prevent the spirit from entering. — Henri Jozef Machiel Nouwen (1932–1996) Dutch Catholic theologian

Symbol: an orator