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  • n. Plural form of hearsay.


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  • Negative attitudes and hearsays should not discourage an affiliate marketer from pursuing what he has to in order to make life better for himself and for everyone concerned.

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  • One of the most noteworthy were hearsays that the president is allegedly ill and is about to resign soon; that the president's alleged double is currently replacing him; that after Astana celebrations the country's economy will collapse, the national currency will be ruined; that the parliament will be dissolved; and finally that Almaty will be striken by the destroying earthquake etc.

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  • Was that irony or do people actually write vague hearsays as proof?

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  • Many are hearsays, and rumours, from Thai leftists working in the government.

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  • JOE MANCHIN (D), WEST VIRGINIA: What happens now is, you have a lot of theories, a lot of hearsays.

    CNN Transcript Jan 18, 2006

  • Unless bitmanster and anon can show me evidence to prove me wrong, instead of rehashing their own bigoted perception and quoting hearsays.

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  • But I didn't think I needed to go around responding to leaks or rumors or innuendoes or hearsays or half truths ...

    CNN Transcript Feb 11, 2005

  • Haldimand told Nairne to rebuke the officers sternly for combining to subvert authority, for disrespect to their superiors, and for refusing, on the basis of futile reports and hearsays, to serve with Mackinnon.

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  • I shall not contradict the accounts of venerable antiquity about the crocodiles of the Nile, who fall upon men and devour them; who cross the roads, and make a slippery path upon them to trip passengers, and make them slide into the river; who counterfeit the voice of an infant, to draw children into their snares; neither shall I contradict the travellers who have {255} confirmed those stories from mere hearsays.

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  • This was the end of revenging the death of Germanicus; an affair ambiguously related, not by those only who then lived and interested themselves in it, but likewise the following times: so dark and intricate are all the highest transactions; while some hold for certain facts, the most precarious hearsays; others turn facts into falsehood; and both are swallowed and improved by the credulity of posterity.

    The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus; With His Account of Germany, and Life of Agricola


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