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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPOKEN

I know that I have spoken of him as I ought not to have spoken.

He was then required to swear by all the gods, and by the dreaded Erinnys, that he had spoken truly.

Some of the people demanded what he had to say of the gods, since he had spoken so ably of men.

And I looked and saw the chariot and horses, of which the voice had spoken.

I would have spoken about it at first, but then I had no money, and didn't know when I should have any.

You have changed a number of spoken words into a number of pothooks and scrawls.

He thanked them for the very kind way in which they had spoken of his companions.

The spoken language of the Aramaeans followed their business correspondence.

My promise is spoken; yours unspoken, but not the less real and solemn.

It was but just, that a man should be spoken evil of, who set no value upon his reputation.

WORD ORIGIN

in compounds, "speaking" (in a certain way), late-15c., from past participle of speak (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SPOKEN

phonetic

adjectivepertaining to speech sounds

verbally

adverborally
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