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spoken  


      vb  
1       the past participle of       speak  
      adj  
2    uttered through the medium of speech  
   Compare       written  
3    in combination   having speech as specified  
soft-spoken     
4    spoken for   engaged, reserved, or allocated  


fair-spoken  
      adj   civil, courteous, or elegant in speech  
  fair-spokenness      n  
free-spoken  
      adj   speaking frankly or without restraint  
  free-spokenly      adv  
  free-spokenness      n  
plain-spoken  
      adj   candid; frank; blunt  
rough-spoken  
      adj   rude or uncouth in speech; blunt  
short-spoken  
      adj   tending to be abrupt in speech  
smooth-spoken  
      adj   speaking or spoken in a gently persuasive or competent manner  
soft-spoken  
      adj  
1    speaking or said with a soft gentle voice  
2    able to persuade or impress by glibness of tongue  
well-spoken  
      adj   well spoken when postpositive  
1    having a clear, articulate, and socially acceptable accent and way of speaking  
2    spoken satisfactorily or pleasingly  
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spoken  

  
by word of mouth, expressed, oral, phonetic, put into words, said, told, unwritten, uttered, verbal, viva voce, voiced  


plain-spoken     
blunt, candid, direct, downright, explicit, forthright, frank, open, outright, outspoken, straightforward, unequivocal, upfront     (informal)  
  
Antonyms     
   diplomatic, discreet, evasive, guarded, indirect, reticent, subtle, tactful, thoughtful  

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spoken, spoken, spoke, Spokane

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