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sputter

verb

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  1. to speak rapidly, inarticulately, and usually unintelligibly <she was so shocked that, for a moment, all she could do was sputter> Synonyms bumble, chat, chatter, drivel, drool, gabble, gibber, jabber, prattle, babbleRelated Words blabber, blather, bleat, blither, gab, jangle, jaw, patter, prate, rattle, run on, smatter, tittle-tattle, troll, yak (also yack); chunter [British], maunder, mouth, mumble, murmur, mutter; stammer, stutter; screech, shout, shriekNear Antonyms articulate, enunciate, pronounce


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