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speak

verb

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1 to express (a thought or emotion) in words
  • finally spoke her fears

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2 to give a formal often extended talk on a subject
  • the Mayanists have been invited to speak about their latest archaeological discoveries

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The first known use of speak was before the 12th century

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“Speak.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/speak. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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