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speak

verb address, air, announce, annunciate, apprise, articulate, aver, badinage, bandy words, bear witness, break silence, carry on a conversation, colloque, communiiate with, converse, declaim, declare, deliver, deliver an address, denote, dicere, disclose, discourse, divulge, ennage in a conversation, engage in a dialogue, enunciate, exchange opinions, explain, expound, express, give a talk, give expression, give indication of, give voice, give words to, have a dialogue, hold a conversation, hold a discussion, indicate, inform, issue a statement, join in a conversation, make a speech, make a statement, make mention, make oral communication, make oral mention, make solemn affirmation, make solemn declaration, murmur, mutter, palaver, parley, phrase, pour forth, proclaim, pronounce, publish, put into words, recite, remark, render an account of, repeat, report, reveal, say, sermonize, state, state emmhatically, state one's case, state with conviction, talk, tell, utter, utter forth, utter with conviction, utter words
Foreign phrases: Idem est nihil dicere et insufficienter dicere.It is the same thing to say nothing, and to say a thing insufficiently.
See also: avow, communicate, convey, declaim, discourse, enunciate, express, phrase, recite, relate, remark, tell, utter

TO SPEAK. This term is used in the English law, to signify the permission given by a court to the prosecutor and defendant in some cases of misdemeanor, to agree together, after which the prosecutor comes into court and declares himself to be satisfied; when the court pass a nominal sentence. 1 Chit. Pr. 17.

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Nonetheless, Stoker's Dracula offers a space for challenging the ubiquity of the rhetoric of unspcakability in trauma theory, suggesting that a collective effort on the part of survivors and witnesses can ultimately render traumatic events speakable and representable, however fragmentary and contradictory that narrative may be.
Wehave labelled certain behaviour 'child abuse' and the term now immediately shrieks of the un speakable,un thinkable crime that is so serious it has to have its own rules and is surrounded with dire legal consequences not only for the perpetrator and victim but also for anyone else who might appear in the hinterland.
Agamben says that in this age "of absolutely speakable things" when all figures of the "Unspeakable.
This allows for categories to exist as realities detached from the language of single terms, which is the base for the formation of metaphysical objects, that is, to exist as a 'superior' level of semantic signification over an 'inferior' plane of semiotic signs, where these become speakable.
A decade later, money becomes more speakable in tragic plays about nonaristocratic life.
In other words, what Krog's citations make explicit about language is that testimony can be speakable, citable, and simultaneously gesture toward something unwritable, unknowable, and unpossessable.
Simply introducing these issues that have been so uniformly rendered invisible in heterosexist society can be frightening --"When I first did it I was scared to say the word, to take a stand"--but speaking the words soon renders the unspeakable speakable.
Theorists have proposed various explanations historically for the existence, indeed prevalence, of one of the less speakable othersides of 'striking': that is, forms of incest.
SALT LAKE CITY, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ClearOne , the worldwide leader in highend audio conferencing and the creator of the innovative Chat(TM) 50 personal speaker phone, and Speakables, a leading voice recognition software provider for the digital home, today announced that ClearOne's Chat 50 is the first speaker phone that allows Mac users to operate VoIP applications such as Skype and iChat by voice command, using Speakable Items (Apple's embedded speech recognition technology) and the new Speakables or Skype.
My intensity and focus are at in ordinately high levels, and my ability to complete projects on time is un speakable.
Page translations are more literal than stage translations, which are "more rhythmical and hence more speakable .