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unspeak

[uhn-speek] /ʌnˈspik/
verb (used with object), unspoke, unspoken, unspeaking. Obsolete.
1.
to recant; unsay.
Origin of unspeak
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605; un-2 + speak
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  • Spite of all that, I might refuse to unspeak my words, which I never did afore, if it had not been that I wronged the man.

    Mary Anerley R. D. Blackmore
British Dictionary definitions for unspeak

unspeak

/ʌnˈspiːk/
verb -speaks, -speaking, -spoke, -spoken
1.
an obsolete word for unsay
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