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1. speaking

noun. ['ˈspiːkɪŋ'] the utterance of intelligible speech.

Synonyms

  • vocalization
  • utterance
  • whisper
  • speech production
  • voicelessness
  • whispering
  • susurration

Antonyms

  • tactlessness
  • agree
  • shout
  • power

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Words that Rhyme with Speaking

  • critiquing
  • streaking
  • squeaking
  • tweaking
  • sneaking
  • shrieking
  • freaking
  • creaking
  • wreaking
  • seeking
  • reeking
  • peeking
  • leaking
  • eking

Example sentences of the word speaking


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
The more they encounter speaking in their daily lives the more talkative they tend to become.

Quotes containing the word speaking


1. We get the worrywart, the hypochondriac, the money-grubbing miser, the intractable negotiator... Some would say certain of these refer to the stereotypical, or 'stage' Jew. But objectively speaking, the only crime in humor is an unfunny joke.
- Alan King

2. Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

3. You write the way you think about the world. My motto in times of trouble - and I'm speaking of life, not writing - is 'no humor too black.'
- Elizabeth McCracken

2. Samoyedic-speaking

adjective. able to communicate in Samoyedic.

Synonyms

  • communicatory

Antonyms

  • taciturn
  • inarticulate

3. Russian-speaking

adjective. able to communicate in Russian.

Synonyms

  • communicatory

Antonyms

  • taciturn
  • inarticulate

4. Gaelic-speaking

adjective. able to communicate in Gaelic.

Synonyms

  • communicatory

Antonyms

  • taciturn
  • inarticulate

5. German-speaking

adjective. able to communicate in German.

Synonyms

  • communicatory

Antonyms

  • taciturn
  • inarticulate

6. Bantu-speaking

adjective. able to communicate in Bantu.

Synonyms

  • communicatory

Antonyms

  • taciturn
  • inarticulate

7. Oscan-speaking

adjective. able to communicate in Oscan.

Synonyms

  • communicatory

Antonyms

  • taciturn
  • inarticulate

8. Icelandic-speaking

adjective. able to communicate in Icelandic.

Synonyms

  • communicative

Antonyms

  • taciturn
  • inarticulate

9. speaking

adjective. ['ˈspiːkɪŋ'] capable of or involving speech or speaking.

Antonyms

  • go

10. speaking

noun. ['ˈspiːkɪŋ'] delivering an address to a public audience.

Synonyms

  • speech
  • debate
  • public debate
  • speechmaking
  • recitation
  • reading
  • oral presentation
  • public speaking
  • recital
  • disputation

Antonyms

  • loud
  • tongueless
  • walk-on
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