Choice of words for the expression of ideas; the construction, disposition, and application of words in discourse, with regard to clearness, accuracy, variety, etc.; mode of expression; language; as, the diction of Chaucer's poems.
This dark diction has become America's addiction. Kanye West
In constructing the plot and working it out with the proper diction, the poet should place the scene, as far as possible, before his eyes. In this way, seeing everything with the utmost vividness, as if he were a spectator of the action, he will discover what is in keeping with it, and be most unlikely to overlook inconsistencies. Aristotle
English people don't have very good diction. In France you have to pronounce very particularly and clearly, and learning French at an early age helped me enormously. Vivien Leigh
An actor is totally vulnerable. His total personality is exposed to critical judgment - his intellect, his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance. In short, his ego. Alec Guinness
Words fashioned with somewhat over precise diction are like shapes turned out by a cookie cutter. Peter De Vries