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1. oral

adjective. ['ˈɔrəl'] using speech rather than writing.

Synonyms

  • spoken

Antonyms

  • inarticulate
  • left-slanting

Etymology

  • oralis (Latin)
  • os (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Oral

  • sterle
  • sperle
  • quarrel
  • woehrle
  • werle
  • turrill
  • turrell
  • thorell
  • tearle
  • surrell
  • sorrell
  • sorrel
  • sorell
  • sorel
  • shirrell
  • serle
  • norrell
  • norell
  • murrill
  • murrell
  • morell
  • laurel
  • hurrell
  • horrell
  • durrell
  • curle
  • corle
  • burrill
  • borell
  • borel

How do you pronounce oral?

Pronounce oral as ˈɔrəl.

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Example sentences of the word oral


1. Adjective
Students that perform better with oral and visual skills or who display superior creativity are at a disadvantage.

Quotes containing the word oral


1. The words I love you form an oral floral phrase that's so fragrant it can overpower even the most flagrantly foul-mouthed utterance.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. We no longer know each other. Hell, I barely know myself these days. I brush my teeth and look in the mirror and think, “Who is this guy taking care of my oral hygiene?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. oral

noun. ['ˈɔrəl'] an examination conducted by spoken communication.

Synonyms

  • oral exam
  • viva voce
  • examination
  • viva
  • exam
  • test

Antonyms

  • cursive
  • engrossed
  • in writing
  • scrivened

Etymology

  • oralis (Latin)
  • os (Latin)

3. oral

adjective. ['ˈɔrəl'] of or involving the mouth or mouth region or the surface on which the mouth is located.

Antonyms

  • scripted

Etymology

  • oralis (Latin)
  • os (Latin)
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