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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To have used words, to have talked in the past.

Usage examples (39)
  • A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren't we like that wise old bird?
  • Mr. McCain spoke from the back porch of the house, using a lectern.
  • “Arkansas,” Xavier said contemptuously, as if the word spoke for itself.
  • He smiled, waved his hand, spoke a short word to Hairston Breckinridge, and hurried on. for more
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