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My guess is that the lure here is not the sexy stuff but the transgression connected to the telling of the lie.

From Ozy

Overall, Wonder Media Network, which was founded in 2018, is a purpose-driven media brand that performs a balancing act between activism and non-partisan story-telling.

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Torque, battery size, and support levels are much more telling.

If any of these stats are not showing any sign of increasing, it’s a telling sign that the readers are not finding your content good enough.

Moser’s telling of how it all went down suggests that one group of Republicans sabotaged another during a hotly contested Assembly race, and likely helped the Democrats flip what had been a traditionally red seat based in North County.

Have a look at this telling research from Pew on blasphemy and apostasy laws around the world.

So she lies to the knight, telling him Madalena is sorry and wants him back.

There is, fortunately, not too much telling of the future in Harry Potter.

French President François Hollande is telling the French people they should “not lump them together.”

Even before the shootings, New York policeman were telling the Mayor not to attend their funerals.

The "bad form" of telling a lie to the head-master is a later illustration of the same thing.

But in the end his health gave way, and the Emperor himself wrote to Prince Eugne telling him to send the old warrior home.

But, without telling me what she meant to do, mother took it all to the Casino—and—it followed the rest.

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.

Never had Punch secured the telling of that tale with so little opposition.


On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to telling, such as: cogent, conspicuous, convincing, decisive, devastating, and forceful.

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