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synonyms for tongue tied

  • incoherent
  • blurred
  • dumb
  • faltering
  • halting
  • hesitant
  • hesitating
  • inaudible
  • incomprehensible
  • indistinct
  • maundering
  • muffled
  • mumbled
  • mumbling
  • mute
  • obscure
  • reticent
  • silent
  • speechless
  • stammering
  • tongue-tied
  • unclear
  • unintelligible
  • unspoken
  • unuttered
  • unvocal
  • unvoiced
  • vague
  • voiceless
  • wordless
  • bashful
  • mute
  • quiet
  • shy
  • still
  • buttoned-up
  • clammed up
  • closemouthed
  • hushed
  • muted
  • nonvocal
  • not forthcoming
  • not talkative
  • reserved
  • secretive
  • soundless
  • speechless
  • tight-lipped
  • tongue-tied
  • uncommunicative
  • unsociable
  • unspeaking
  • voiceless
  • wordless
  • zipped

antonyms for tongue tied

MOST RELEVANT
  • articulate
  • communicative
  • connected
  • intelligible
  • understandable
  • coherent
      • allow
      • encourage
      • help
      • let go
      • permit
      • release
      • start
      • communicate
      • talk
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      How to use tongue tied 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
      The flute and the psaltery make a sweet melody, but a pleasant tongue is above them both.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      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
      If she have a tongue that can cure, and likewise mitigate and shew mercy: her husband is not like other men.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      One of Yung Pak's favourite toys was a wooden jumping-jack with a pasteboard tongue.
      OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
      He was given no reply save a muttered curse, a command to hold his tongue, and an angry tug at his tied arms.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      He was a pretty bright sort, that same Goodell, quick-witted, nimble of tongue above the average Englishman.
      RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
      But they have tied their credit system in the bonds of narrow banking laws and their trade in those of a cramping tariff.
      READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
      A curious incident: during the night a Fleet-sweeper tied up alongside, full of wounded, chiefly Australians.
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