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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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290: God is dead--Nietzsche, Thus Spake Zarathustra
Friedrich Nietzsche, On the Virtuous, Thus Spake Zarathustra, in The Portable Nietzsche, ed.
Title: Toughest Job in Britain Author: Jeremy Spake Published by: Boxtree (Pan Macmillan Ltd) ISBN: 0-7522-2008-X Price: GBP15.
Rather than focus on some big, cosmic significance of the movie "2001" (cue the "Thus Spake Zarathrustra" orchestra), one little aspect of that vision for the future turns out to be eminently more interesting.
I wanted the Fillmore to be the white man's Apollo,'' Graham declares as the Canon fills with the overbearing strains of Strauss' ``Thus Spake Zarathustra.
Thus spake an emotional Sir Anthony Dowell, the artistic director of the Royal Ballet, from the stage of the Royal Opera House at the eagerly awaited reopening celebration on December 1.
So spake Attorney General Janet Reno on May 14, 1993.
On the other hand, there's not a single laugh in Thus Spake Zarathustra.
Dyers, cloth dressers, with their shuttles, and Hamburgians, were presented to the King, 'and spake such language as Ben Jonson putt in theyre mouthes.