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  • v. To say suddenly, without thinking

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. utter impulsively


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  • Deacon turned raging upon his host; but before he could blurt out his abuse, Grief had stepped into the breach.


  • She hadn't wanted to speak of perfume for fear she might blurt out something about the bottle.

    La insistencia de Jürgen Fauth

  • It seems the president of Boeing was unwise enough to blurt out that his company would move a production line to South Carolina as payback for past strikes by machinists in Seattle.

    Boeing's Threat to American Enterprise

  • I was going to blurt out something sarcastic when Lea entered the café, took in the startling tableau of me and Delphine sitting with Serge Lubomirski, and raised her eyebrows.

    Dreaming in French

  • I looked at Liza, Laura Jean, Carlene, and Olive, and felt the urge to blurt out my good news, but something inside held me back.

    Keep Sweet

  • His Nomad no-deceit hangup almost made him blurt out the latter as well, but he controlled himself rather unhappily.

    The Nitrogen Fix

  • Occasionally he would lapse into spasms and blurt out the names of his supposed tormenters.


  • Christ Jesus and Mother of God, thank God I didn't blurt out the truth to the tai-pan.

    Noble House

  • He tried to blurt out the combination of his floor vault, the shuttle access codes Rom and Nog were going to use to escape, even made-up names of resistance fighters, but the sharp cutting pressure of the ODN cable Glin Datar suddenly wrapped around his neck ended any chance he had of saying a word.



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