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fair-spoken

[ fair-spoh-kuh n ]
/ ˈfɛərˈspoʊ kən /
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adjective

speaking or spoken in a courteous, civil, or plausible manner; smooth-spoken.

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Origin of fair-spoken

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75
Related formsfair-spo·ken·ness, noun
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fair-spoken


adjective

civil, courteous, or elegant in speech
Derived Formsfair-spokenness, noun
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