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unspeak

[ uhn-speek ]
/ 蕦n藞spik /
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verb (used with object), un路spoke, un路spo路ken, un路speak路ing.Obsolete.
to recant; unsay.
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Origin of unspeak

First recorded in 1595鈥1605; un-2 + speak
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How to use unspeak in a sentence

  • 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
/ (蕦n藞spi藧k) /

verb -speaks, -speaking, -spoke or -spoken
an obsolete word for unsay
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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