Synonyms for mouthed

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He mouthed his words with unmistakable relish, and relapsed into silence.

That is one of the gems of the old humbug's speech, and I mouthed it as it was made to be mouthed.

And I strained at my bonds; mouthed the gag with futile, frenzied effort.

Amazement swept Alan's face; he twisted, mouthed at his gag.

She was in simple earnest when she mouthed her lines about money, money.

Red Wull pounced upon it; but M'Adam leapt at him as he mouthed it.

Then he ceased masticating and mouthed anxiously, "You've told the general this?"

Sheridan mouthed his cigar, and the two turned into a skidway.

He mouthed the illustrious name, as if it were a large and ripe greengage.

She raised her eyebrows, and mouthed the dumb question, “Will you tell?”

WORD ORIGIN

Old English muþ "mouth, opening, door, gate," from Proto-Germanic *munthaz (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian muth, Old Norse munnr, Danish mund, Middle Dutch mont, Dutch mond, Old High German mund, German Mund, Gothic munþs "mouth"), with characteristic loss of nasal consonant in Old English (cf. tooth, goose, etc.), from PIE *mnto-s (cf. Latin mentum "chin"). In the sense of "outfall of a river" it is attested from late Old English; as the opening of anything with capacity (a bottle, cave, etc.) it is recorded from c.1200. Mouth-organ attested from 1660s.

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