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synonyms for fair-spoken

  • appreciative
  • congratulatory
  • polite
  • respectful
  • adulatory
  • approbative
  • approbatory
  • approving
  • celebrating
  • commendatory
  • courtly
  • encomiastic
  • encomiastical
  • eulogistic
  • fawning
  • highly favorable
  • honeyed
  • honoring
  • laudatory
  • panegyrical
  • plauditory
  • praiseful
  • sycophantic
  • unctuous
  • well-wishing
  • with high praise
  • with highest recommendation
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antonyms for fair-spoken

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  • unmannerly
  • blaming
  • censuring
  • critical
  • denouncing
  • disparaging
  • for sale
  • insulting
  • reproachful
  • unflattering
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How to use fair-spoken in a sentence

Of course the expression of this value is modified and characterized by the nature of the thing spoken of.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
On the morning after Ramona's disappearance, words had been spoken by each which neither would ever forget.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Grandmamma sits in her quaint arm-chair— Never was lady more sweet and fair!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Mary is fair as the morning dew— Cheeks of roses and ribbons of blue!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
May looked along at the dimpled grace, And then at the saint-like, fair old face, “How funny!”
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
All the Italian merchants in the realm of France, called money lenders, seized by order of Philip the fair, for their ransoms.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She was not accustomed to an outward and spoken expression of affection, either in herself or in others.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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