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Most members of the San Diego City Council boycotted Tuesday’s closed session hearing in protest of City Attorney Mara Elliott’s decision to provide verbal rather than written legal reports after someone leaked information last week to NBC 7.

The review board report ultimately concluded that Browder’s actions were reasonable only if he’d shouted verbal commands to Nehad prior to shooting him.

Hernandez told investigators she reported being fearful of “verbal attack.”

When staff finally released him –after everyone else in his building – he got into a verbal dispute with an officer who was working on the floor that night.

Do you know how when we grew up, students would call themselves, proudly, verbal kids or math kids, so you could get an 800 on the verbal section even though you didn’t like numbers and you never had to encounter them.

These were cops who had worked the protests and suffered the accompanying verbal taunts and abuse.

And then there was the unrelenting verbal abuse of cops simply because they are cops.

In movies, that language, visual and verbal, has yet to be mastered.

He reiterated the statements “I am not a politician” and “I am not a political advisor” so often that it seemed like a verbal tic.

Because of the verbal abuse and death threats coming my way, these women seemed to identify with me.

These are few and verbal, but momentous, and were not made without consultation of many critical authorities and versions.

A verbal narrative has of course in itself nothing similar to the scenes and events of which it tells.

These brilliant results were arrived at after much clamour and argument and imposing procès verbal.

I resolved to investigate the matter, as it was only verbal, so that it might not become public.

When thus acting his authority may be either verbal, or written, or may be shown by ratification.


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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to verbal, such as: rhetorical, unwritten, exact, expressed, lexical, and lingual.

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