Antonyms for blurted

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BLURTED

"Great attractions, no doubt—to me invisible," blurted the major.

"Here's a letter from me boss, sor," he blurted out, holding it toward me.

“A fellow in there is talking about––about Mrs. Maurice,” he blurted.

Then, recovering his speech he blurted out that he would not go.

Primmie sniffed once more, gulped, and then blurted forth the explanation.

“Well, I want you to write me a letter,” blurted 365 out Creede.

She ought to have been prepared; but in my distress I just blurted it out.

"You've been more than kind," blurted out Garrison uncomfortably.

The Parson blurted an expletive, inflected like the profane.

"I feel as if I am going mad," she blurted out, by way of greeting.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, probably echoic. Related: blurted; blurting. As a noun, 1570s, probably from the verb.