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verbalism

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1 an act, process, or means of putting something into words
  • the meticulous verbalism of the senator's prepared statement suggests that she knew that it would spark controversy

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The first known use of verbalism was in 1787

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“Verbalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/verbalism. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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