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  • verb Present participle of outspeak.


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  • Colonels and Majors, for this plain outspeaking of the old Maryland heart against the arrogance of the "Right Honorable Lord Howard, Baron of Effingham, Captain General and Chief Governor of his Majesty's Colony of Virginia," as he styles himself!

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 34, August, 1860 Various

  • History repeats itself, and for manly outspeaking on great questions of social and political importance the laity are learning to look elsewhere than to the pulpit.

    With Methuen's Column on an Ambulance Train Ernest N. Bennett

  • His was that thorough-going, energetic, outspeaking disposition which has accomplished such marvellous earthly things through so many of his fellow-countrymen.

    Amos Huntingdon T.P. Wilson

  • The old butler also was a great comfort to his young master, being most anxious to do everything in his power to undo any evil consequences which his own abrupt outspeaking might have brought upon Amos.

    Amos Huntingdon T.P. Wilson

  • His pure heart shone from frank, outspeaking eyes.

    Public Speaking Irvah Lester Winter

  • Thus the intellectual weekly gave us an upstanding, competentcriticism of books with ideas in them -- when the ideas seemed important to the editors; a useful service, but not a comprehensive one; the criticism of a trend rather than a literature; of the products of a social group rather than the outspeaking of a nation.

    Definitions: Essays in Contemporary Criticism Henry Seidel Canby 1919

  • His childlike reliance on effort and outspeaking, for which men laughed at him, was beautiful.

    Beauchamp's Career — Volume 6 George Meredith 1868

  • Ah! here we are: "At them with outspeaking, Beauchamp!"

    Beauchamp's Career — Volume 4 George Meredith 1868

  • He liked the young man for his earnestness and honest outspeaking.

    Ordeal of Richard Feverel — Volume 3 George Meredith 1868

  • The spirit of Dr. Middleton, as Clara felt, had been blown into Vernon, rewarding him for forthright outspeaking.

    The Egoist George Meredith 1868


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