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  Words related to telling

Related / Similar Words: tattle, singing, apprisal, notification, relation, recounting, impressive, cogent, weighty, revealing, telltale(a)

 

Definition:
  • disclosing information or giving evidence about another;
  • informing by words;
  • an act of narration; "he was the hero according to his own relation"; "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable";
  • producing a strong effect; "gave an impressive performance as Othello"; "a telling gesture";
  • powerfully persuasive; "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument";
  • disclosing unintentionally; "a telling smile"; "a telltale panel of lights"; "a telltale patch of oil on the water marked where the boat went down";

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    Hyponyms: notice

     

    Derivational Morphology: tell, evidence, spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, talk, tattle, blab, peach, babble, sing, babble out, blab out, advise, notify, give notice, send word, apprise, apprize, state, say, narrate, recount, recite, relate

     

    Anagrams: Gentile, gentile, letting, lignite

     

     
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