see speak for, def. 3.
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Words nearby spoken for
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Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Scalise never would have spoken to EURO had Duke been there in person.
The kids had a gift for him too, a tee shirt with ‘Baseball Spoken Here’ stenciled across the front.
There was no mistaking this for the gaudiness and gilt of made-for-TV awards shows.
Over dinner, the Knight had mentioned that Scalise had spoken before the EURO event.
Of course the expression of this value is modified and characterized by the nature of the thing spoken of.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
On the morning after Ramona's disappearance, words had been spoken by each which neither would ever forget.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
She was not accustomed to an outward and spoken expression of affection, either in herself or in others.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Mrs. Vivian had hardly spoken when the sharp little vibration of her door-bell was heard in the hall.Confidence|Henry James