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“If I didn’t tell those incompetent officers that I was a LSU football player there’s no telling if I would’ve been here to tell the story!”

In one telling, Bourbaki was a response to the loss of a generation of mathematicians to World War I, after which the group’s founders wanted to find a way to preserve what math knowledge remained in Europe.

In their telling, the smaller mine was merely a temporary step to improve their chances of getting a permit.

“Real leadership, he shows, requires clear communication, compassion for others, and a commitment to truth-telling — no matter how frightening the facts may be,” one bit of advertising for the book reads.

In some ways, the senator still proved herself up to the task, producing some of the most telling moments of Barrett’s hearing.

Tellingly, but not coincidentally, the greatest expansion of Medicaid has occurred in Deep Blue America.

Tellingly, Rieux finds common ground with every character except the priest.

Three days after, she retweeted a tellingly simple sentence: “Family is hard.”

Perhaps tellingly (because many Iranians are thought to favor an opening) the poll never happened.

Tellingly, both still trail the haul stacked up by The LEGO Movie back in February.

These are tellingly related in that classic volume, "Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada."

Moreover, since food could be a vehicle for fantasy, even more tellingly it could provide an outlet for self-expression.

He had enabled Job to answer tellingly, brilliantly, these three wise fools who poured out their platitudes.

Here is where the influence of every fair-minded woman and patriotic man can be tellingly exerted.

But Gilian, as he went, busied himself on how he should convey most tellingly the story he brought down the glen.


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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tellingly, such as: adequately, completely, definitely, dramatically, energetically, and finally.

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