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  • speak — verb 1 have a conversation ADVERB ▪ briefly ▪ We spoke briefly on the phone. ▪ at length ▪ hardly ▪ Ben hardly spoke to me all evening …   Collocations dictionary

  • disparagingly — adv. Disparagingly is used with these verbs: ↑speak …   Collocations dictionary

  • Sling off at — speak disparagingly of (someone): He slings off at his teachers …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • slag — I. /slæg / (say slag) noun 1. the more or less completely fused and vitrified matter separated during the reduction of a metal from its ore. 2. the scoria from a volcano. 3. Colloquial a woman who is unattractive, dirty, or promiscuous. –verb… …   Australian English dictionary

  • κατασμικρολόγει — κατασμικρολογέω speak disparagingly of pres imperat act 2nd sg (attic epic) κατασμικρολογέω speak disparagingly of imperf ind act 3rd sg (attic epic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • poor-mouth — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌmau̇th, th verb Etymology: poor mouth, noun intransitive verb : to plead poverty as a defense or excuse usually poor mouths when it s his turn to contribute transitive verb : to speak disparagingly of * * * /poor mowth / …   Useful english dictionary

  • talk — talkable, adj. talkability, n. talker, n. /tawk/, v.i. 1. to communicate or exchange ideas, information, etc., by speaking: to talk about poetry. 2. to consult or confer: Talk with your adviser. 3. to spread a rumor or tell a confidence; gossip.… …   Universalium

  • decry — I verb admonish, be unable to respect, belittle, berate, bring discredit on, bring into disrepute, censure, censure as faulty, clamor against, condemn, condemn as worthless, contemn, criticize, cry down, cry out against, declaim against, degrade …   Law dictionary

  • Alessandro Valignano — Alessandro Valignano, (Chinese: 范禮安 Fàn Lǐ’ān) (February 15, 1539 in Chieti, Abruzzo region of Italy January 20, 1606, Macau [http://www.gesuiti.it/noviziato/registro.html] ), was an Italian Jesuit missionary who helped supervise the introduction …   Wikipedia

  • decry — decrier, n. /di kruy /, v.t., decried, decrying. 1. to speak disparagingly of; denounce as faulty or worthless; express censure of: She decried the lack of support for the arts in this country. 2. to condemn or depreciate by proclamation, as… …   Universalium

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