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synonyms for most telling

  • cogent
  • conspicuous
  • convincing
  • decisive
  • devastating
  • forceful
  • powerful
  • satisfying
  • striking
  • trenchant
  • marked
  • operative
  • solid
  • sound
  • considerable
  • crucial
  • effectual
  • forcible
  • important
  • impressive
  • influential
  • potent
  • satisfactory
  • valid
  • weighty

antonyms for most telling

MOST RELEVANT
  • impotent
  • ineffective
  • weak
  • incomplete
  • insignificant
  • secondary
  • unimportant
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How to use most telling in a sentence

The "bad form" of telling a lie to the head-master is a later illustration of the same thing.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
But in the end his health gave way, and the Emperor himself wrote to Prince Eugne telling him to send the old warrior home.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But, without telling me what she meant to do, mother took it all to the Casino—and—it followed the rest.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
When the father had finished, he stabbed his wife, telling her to repent of her sins and to confess to God who would pardon her.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Never had Punch secured the telling of that tale with so little opposition.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Through the beautiful, windy autumn days, he labored at his difficult task, the task of telling a story.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
He simply said that Hans died after telling us that they had been attacked, and that the gold was hidden at Writing-Stone.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
And as I know you are always so busy telling people how perfectly healthy they are, come next Sunday to tea at five.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
In other words, it is a truism, mere equation in terms, telling nothing whatever.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Don't you remember my telling you that Liszt has an inconceivable lightness, swiftness and smoothness of execution?
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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