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unspeak

[ uhn-speek ]
/ ʌnˈspik /
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verb (used with object), un·spoke, un·spo·ken, un·speak·ing.Obsolete.

to recant; unsay.

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Origin of unspeak

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 or -spoken

an obsolete word for unsay
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