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ventriloquize

[ven-tril-uh-kwahyz] /vɛnˈtrɪl əˌkwaɪz/
verb (used with or without object), ventriloquized, ventriloquizing.
1.
to speak or sound in the manner of a ventriloquist.
Also, especially British, ventriloquise.
Origin of ventriloquize
1835-1845
1835-45; ventriloqu(y) + -ize
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  • Then Laforce pretended to ventriloquise, and mocked Marcey's slight stutter.

    Romany of the Snows Gilbert Parker
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ventriloquize

/vɛnˈtrɪləˌkwaɪz/
verb
1.
to produce (sounds) in the manner of a ventriloquist
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