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synonyms for bespeak

  • imply
  • accost
  • address
  • announce
  • argue
  • arrange
  • ask
  • attest
  • cite
  • discuss
  • engage
  • exclaim
  • foretell
  • hint
  • request
  • reserve
  • show
  • speak
  • stipulate
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antonyms for bespeak

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  • answer
  • avoid
  • be quiet
  • conceal
  • deny
  • hide
  • ignore
  • let go
  • overlook
  • refuse
  • reply
  • shun
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How to use bespeak in a sentence

The broad shoulders and ample waist bespeak the splendid strength of the goddess.
GREEK SCULPTUREESTELLE M. HURLL
Many of the pictures now displayed in exhibitions bespeak a close intimacy between the painters and the fishermen.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
The remains, like those around St. Piran's, bespeak a somewhat dense population.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
The wonderful claims these people bespeak for them are not to be believed by any intelligent man.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
She had now, however, bought sufficient experience to bespeak a chaise against his return.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
In many places along this coast, there are old mounds of rubbish, or piles of stones, that bespeak former buildings.
LETTERS FROM PALESTINEJ. D. PAXTON
We do not hesitate to bespeak for it the widest circulation and the most earnest attention.
A HISTORY OF THE GROWTH OF THE STEAM-ENGINEROBERT H. THURSTON
They are the youth of the best quality in France; their air and manners seemed to bespeak it.
LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF DAVID HUME, VOLUME II (OF 2)JOHN HILL BURTON
These simple words, in the circumstances in which they were uttered, have some degree of grandeur, and bespeak unalterable peace.
HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY, VOL 2J. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
In the interim, I continued to visit Mrs Gerrarde as usual, and took care to bespeak her for a partner.
MEMOIRS OF MISS SIDNEY BIDDULPHFRANCES SHERIDAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BESPEAK

  • approach
  • bespeak
  • call
  • deliver speech
  • deliver talk
  • discourse
  • discuss
  • get on a soapbox
  • give speech
  • give talk
  • greet
  • hail
  • lecture
  • memorialize
  • orate
  • pitch
  • pontificate
  • root for
  • sermonize
  • spiel
  • spout
  • stump
  • take the floor
  • talk
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