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You would notice sotto voce that when ways and means were being discussed, times were always hard.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
He believed in the value of viva voce discussion, and discouraged all unnecessary inter-departmental correspondence.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
They wait patiently until his task is done, all the time purring gently and rhythmically in a sort of sotto voce accompaniment.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Here, too, elections were held viva voce under the beeches, at the foot of the wooded spur now known as Imboden Hill.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
When all had refreshed themselves with a glass of that strengthening cordial, a unanimous and solemn cry of "Viva l'Italia!"
RULE OF THE MONKGIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
“Not the first time a man has obtained rank through his ‘baggage,’” observed one of the officers, sotto voce.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
The controversy of the vis viva was what was the proper definition of the measure of force.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
In the debate of the vis viva, it was assumed that in the mutual action of bodies the whole effect of the force is unchanged.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
The regiment that you see there were ordered off to reinforce the advanced guard, but cried out, 'Viva Garibaldi!'
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
Mr. Cavendish went over to Mr. Balfour, and they held a long conversation, sotto voce.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VIVA VOCE

  • oral message
  • orally
  • parol
  • personal account
  • speech
  • spoken communication
  • spoken word
  • verbal evidence
  • viva voce
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