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His sanity is slowly unraveling, like the claustrophobic narrator of The Tell-Tale Heart.

Kaszeta insisted that the chemical compound hexamine in the sarin residue was a tell-tale sign of Syrian government involvement.

“It has all the tell-tale signs of what we saw in Crimea,” Power told ABC News Sunday.

All the tell tale signs were there: Members divorced one another and left the band.

They also emphasized that he didn't drink and supposedly prayed five times a day, as if those were tell tale sign of extremism.

She snatched away the tell-tale prayer-book and returned it with the letter-press right way up.

He knew that if that hunter had killed any Ducks, there would be tell-tale feathers in the blind, and there were none.

"You know quite well I'm no tell-tale," said Patty, indignantly.

"That is what it's from," Jim replied, pointing to the tell-tale compass hanging from the beams overhead.

Dotty had ceased to be a "brick;" she was a tell-tale—a hateful, mean tell-tale; and he wished she would go home and stay there.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tell tale, such as: babble, blab, chat, chatter, gossip, and jabber.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.