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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of utter.

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  • adj. communicated in words


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  • Do the math, also the phrase uttered by Marianne Gingrich at one point. #scdebate— Ana Marie Cox @anamariecox January 20, 20128.33pm: Our correspondent Ewen MacAskill is at the debate venue here in Charleston and gives his thoughts on Newt Gingrich's beat-up of CNN's super-dumb questioning about his second wife:

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  • Actually, the title uttered by the Magdalene, one of the juiciest in all of silent films, is Go fetch my richest perfumes!

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  • The absent Hoover cast his shadow over the entire ceremony like an unacknowledged wraith, his name uttered from the grandstand not once during the long day.


  • His whole body spasms with delight to be known, to be called, to hear his name uttered out loud.

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  • He heard his name uttered several times, and he awaited his punishment.

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  • It speaks of a word uttered by the human voice which embodies a conception or idea.3

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  • He drew back, and she heard her name uttered with surprise.

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  • In fighting for this position in Archstone, Equity Residential and Mr. Zell are even tossing around the words "negative control," a phrase uttered by Gordon Gekko in the movie "Wall Street."

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  • It is tapped - the phrase uttered by Munich's mayor to mark the opening of the first beer barrel and the commencement of the drinking - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "Often I hear the sound of my name uttered by an unseen presence." - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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  • "Psst. Want some counterfeit money?" uttered Tom.

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