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speak with forked tongue

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synonyms for speak with forked tongue

  • concoct
  • equivocate
  • fabricate
  • falsify
  • invent
  • jive
  • palter
  • plant
  • prevaricate
  • promote
  • shovel
  • create fiction
  • make up
  • stretch the truth
  • tell a little white lie
  • trump up
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antonyms for speak with forked tongue

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  • tell truth
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How to use speak with forked tongue in a sentence

“Perhaps you do not speak my language,” she said in Urdu, the tongue most frequently heard in Upper India.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Now first we shall want our pupil to understand, speak, read and write the mother tongue well.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
To be wiser than other men is to be honester than they; and strength of mind is only courage to see and speak the truth.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Since this is a law of vibration, it is unscientific to speak of giving an overtone, for all tones contain overtones.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
"I hope you don't think I speak always to strangers, like that," said the girl in the rose hat.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
The flute and the psaltery make a sweet melody, but a pleasant tongue is above them both.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A good many children seem to be like savages in distinguishing those to whom one is bound to speak the truth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
You speak with about as little reflection as we might expect from one of those children down there playing in the sand.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 29, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO SPEAK WITH FORKED TONGUE

  • concoct
  • create fiction
  • equivocate
  • fabricate
  • falsify
  • invent
  • jive
  • make up
  • palter
  • plant
  • prevaricate
  • promote
  • shovel
  • speak with forked tongue
  • stretch the truth
  • tell a little white lie
  • trump up
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