Australian ballot, Hare system, Parthian shot, about, absolute power, absolutism, acknowledge, acme, address, affirm, affirmance, affirmation, after-dinner speech, allegation, allege, allocution, almost, animadvert, announce, announcement, annunciate, annunciation, answer, answer back, apostrophe, approximately, approximatively, argue, articulate, ascendancy, assert, assertion, assever, asseverate, asseveration, assume, authority, authorization, aver, averment, avouch, avouchment, avow, avowal, aye, ballot, be afraid, be-all and end-all, believe, blue ribbon, bout, break silence, breathe, bring out, canvass, canvassing, casting vote, chalk talk, championship, chance, charisma, charm, chime, chime in, choice, chorus, cite, clout, come back, come out with, command, comment, communicate, competence, competency, conceive, conclude, conclusion, consequence, consider, constituted authority, contend, control, convey, counting heads, crack, credit, creed, cumulative voting, daresay, debate, deciding vote, decision, declamation, declaration, declare, deduce, deem, delegated authority, deliver, diatribe, dictum, directorship, disclose, discretion, divine, divine right, division, dominance, domination, dominion, dream, echo, effect, effectiveness, eminence, emit, enchantment, enfranchisement, enunciate, enunciation, esteem, eulogy, exclamation, exhortation, expect, express, expression, faculty, fagot vote, fancy, favor, feel, filibuster, first place, first prize, flash back, fling off, for practical purposes, force, forensic, forensic address, formal speech, formulate, franchise, free choice, free decision, free will, full consent, funeral oration, gather, generally, generally speaking, give, give acknowledgment, give answer, give expression, give out with, give tongue, give utterance, give voice, go, good feeling, grant, graveyard vote, greeting, hand vote, harangue, have, headship, hegemony, height, highest, hold, hortatory address, imagine, impart, imperium, importance, in round numbers, inaugural, inaugural address, incidental power, indicate, indirect authority, infer, influence, influentiality, inherent authority, inning, innings, insinuation, insist, interjection, invective, ipse dixit, issue a manifesto, jeremiad, jurisdiction, jus divinum, just, kingship, lawful authority, lay down, leadership, legal authority, legitimacy, let, let be, let out, leverage, lip, list system, lordship, magnetism, maintain, management, manifesto, mark, mastership, mastery, maximum, mention, moment, more or less, most, nay, ne plus ultra, new high, no, noncontingent free will, nontransferable vote, note, observation, opine, opportunity, option, oration, out with, palms, paramountcy, pep talk, peroration, personality, persuasion, philippic, phonate, phrase, pipe up, pitch, place, plebiscite, plebiscitum, plumper, plural vote, poll, polling, position, position paper, positive declaration, potency, pour forth, power, practically, predicate, predication, predominance, preferential voting, prefigure, prepared speech, prepared text, preponderance, prerogative, present, presidency, pressure, prestige, presume, presuppose, presurmise, primacy, proclaim, proclamation, profess, profession, pronounce, pronouncement, proportional representation, proposition, protest, protestation, provisionally accept, proxy, public speech, purchase, put, put forth, put in words, put it, question, quote, raise, react, read, reading, recital, recitation, recite, reckon, record, record vote, reecho, referendum, reflection, regality, register, reign, rejoin, relief, remark, repeat, reply, representation, repute, respond, retort, return, return answer, return for answer, reverberate, right, right to vote, rightful authority, riposte, rising vote, roughly, roughly speaking, round, roundly, royal prerogative, rule, sales talk, salutatory, salutatory address, say
in reply, say
-so, saying, screed, secret ballot, sentence, set down, set forth, set speech, shoot back, show of hands, single vote, snap vote, sound, sovereignty, speak, speak out, speak up, speech, speechification, speeching, spell, stance, stand, stand for, stand on, state, statement, straw vote, suasion, subjoinder, submit, subtle influence, suffrage, suggestion, suppose, supremacy, surmise, suspect, sway, take, take for, take for granted, take it, take the floor, take to be, talk, talk back, talkathon, tell, the say
, the say
-so, think, thought, throw off, throw out, time, time at bat, tirade, top spot, transferable vote, turn, understand, upper hand, utter, utterance, valediction, valedictory, valedictory address, verbalize, vested authority, vicarious authority, viva voce, vocalize, voice, voice vote, vote, voting, voting right, vouch, weight, whack, whip hand, whisper, word, write-in, write-in vote, yea, yeas and nays, yes, zenith
speech, faculty of speech, locution, talk, parlance, verbal intercourse, prolation, oral communication, word of mouth, parole, palaver, prattle, effusion, oration, recitation, delivery, say
, speech, lecture, harangue, sermon, tirade, formal speech, peroration, speechifying, soliloquy, allocution, conversation, salutatory : screed: valedictory, oratory, elocution, eloquence, rhetoric, declamation, grandiloquence, multiloquence, burst of eloquence, facundity, flow of words, command of words, command of language, copia verborum, power of speech, gift of the gab, usus loquendi, speaker, spokesman, prolocutor, interlocutor, mouthpiece, Hermes, orator, oratrix, oratress, Demosthenes, Cicero, rhetorician, stump orator, platform orator, speechmaker, patterer, improvisatore, speaking, spoken, oral, lingual, phonetic, not written, unwritten, outspoken, eloquent, elocutionary, oratorical, rhetorical, declamatory, grandiloquent, talkative, Ciceronian, nuncupative, Tullian, orally, by word of mouth, viva voce, from the lips of, quoth he, said he, action is eloquence, pour the full tide of eloquence along, she speaks poignards and every word stabs, speech is but broken light upon the depth of the u, to try thy eloquence now 'tis time.
speak of, say
, utter, pronounce, deliver, give utterance to, utter forth, pour forth, breathe, let fall, come out with, rap out, blurt out have on one's lips, have at the end of one's tongue, have at the tip of one's tongue, break silence, open one's lips, open one's mouth, lift one's voice, raise one's voice, give the tongue, wag the tongue, talk, outspeak, put in a word or two, hold forth, make a speech, deliver a speech, speechify, harangue, declaim, stump, flourish, recite, lecture, sermonize, discourse, be on one's legs, have one's say
, spout, rant, rave, vent one's fury, vent one's rage, expatiate, speak one's mind, go on the stump, take the stump, soliloquize, tell, speak to, talk together, be eloquent, have a tongue in one's head, have the gift of the gab, pass one's lips, escape one's lips, fall from the lips, fall from the mouth.
smallness, littleness, tenuity, paucity, fewness, meanness, insignificance (unimportance), mediocrity, moderation, small quantity, modicum, trace, hint, minimum, vanishing point, material point, atom, particle, molecule, corpuscle, point, speck, dot, mote, jot, iota, ace, minutiae, details, look, thought, idea, soupcon, dab, dight, whit, tittle, shade, shadow, spark, scintilla, gleam, touch, cast, grain, scruple, granule, globule, minim, sup, sip, sop, spice, drop, droplet, sprinkling, dash, morceau, screed, smack, tinge, tincture, inch, patch, scantling, tatter, cantlet, flitter, gobbet, mite, bit, morsel, crumb, seed, fritter, shive, snip, snippet, snick, snack, snatch, slip, scrag, chip, chipping, shiver, sliver, driblet, clipping, paring, shaving, hair, nutshell, thimbleful, spoonful, handful, capful, mouthful, fragment, fraction, drop in the ocean, animalcule, trifle, mere nothing, next to nothing, hardly anything, just enough to swear by, the shadow of a shade, finiteness, finite quantity, small, little, diminutive, minute, fine, inconsiderable, paltry, faint, slender, light, slight, scanty, scant, limited, meager, sparing, few, low, so-so, middling, tolerable, no great shakes, below par, under par, below the mark, at a low ebb, halfway, moderate, modest, tender, subtle, inappreciable, evanescent, infinitesimal, homeopathic, very small, atomic, corpuscular, microscopic, molecular, subatomic, mere, simple, sheer, stark, bare, near run, dull, petty, shallow, stolid, ungifted, unintelligent, to a small extent, on a small scale, a little bit, a wee bit, slightly, imperceptibly, miserably, wretchedly, insufficiently, imperfectly, faintly, passably, pretty well, well enough, partially, in part, in a certain degree, to a certain degree, to a certain extent, comparatively, some, rather in some degree, in some measure, something, somewhat, simply, only, purely, merely, at least, at the least, at most, at the most, ever so little, as little as may be, tant soit peu, in ever so small a degree, thus far, pro tanto, within bounds, in a manner, after a fashion, so to speak, almost, nearly, well-nigh, short of, not quite, all but, near upon, close upon, peu s'en faut, near the mark, within an ace of, within an inch of, on the brink of, scarcely, hardly, barely, only just, no more than, about, thereabouts, somewhere about, nearly, say
, be the same, be little more or less, no ways, no way, no wise, not at all, not in the least, not a bit, not a bit of it, not a whit, not a jot, not a shadow, in no wise, in no respect, by no means, by no manner of means, on no account, at no hand, dare pondus idonea fumo, magno conatu magnas nugas, small sands the mountain, moments make the year.
regularity of recurrence, periodicity, intermittence, beat, oscillation, pulse, pulsation, rhythm, alternation, alternateness, alternativeness, alternity, bout, round, revolution, rotation, turn, say
, anniversary, jubilee, centenary, catamenia, courses, menses, menstrual flux, rota, cycle, period, stated time, routine, days of the week, Sunday, Monday, months of the year, January, feast, fast, Christmas, Easter, New Year's day, Allhallows, Allhallowmas, All Saints' Day, All Souls', All Souls' Day, Ash Wednesday, bicentennial, birthday, bissextile, Candlemas, Dewali, groundhog day, Halloween, Hallowmas, Lady day, leap year, Midsummer day, Muharram, woodchuck day, St. Swithin's day, natal day, yearbook, yuletide, punctuality, regularity, steadiness, periodic, periodical, serial, recurrent, cyclical, rhythmical, recurring, intermittent, remittent, alternate, every other, hourly, diurnal, daily, quotidian, tertian, weekly, hebdomadal, hebdomadary, biweekly, fortnightly, bimonthly, catamenial, monthly, menstrual, yearly, annual, biennial, triennial, centennial, secular, paschal, lenten, regular, steady, punctual, regular as clockwork, periodically, at regular intervals, at stated times, at fixed established, at established periods, punctually, de die in diem, from day to day, day by day, by turns, in turn, in rotation, alternately, every other day, off and on, ride and tie, round and round.
assert, make an assertion, have one's say
, affirm, predicate, declare, state, protest, profess, put forth, put forward, advance, allege, propose, propound, enunciate, broach, set forth, hold out, maintain, contend, pronounce, pretend, depose, depone, aver, avow, avouch, asseverate, swear, make oath, take one's oath, make an affidavit, swear an affidavit, put in an affidavit, take one's Bible oath, kiss the book, vow, vitam impendere vero, swear till one is black in the face, swear till one is blue in the face, swear till all's blue, be sworn, call Heaven to witness, vouch, warrant, certify, assure, swear by bell book and candle, swear by, insist upon, take one's stand upon, emphasize, lay stress on, assert roundly, assert positively, lay down, lay down the law, raise one's voice, dogmatize, have the last word, rap out, repeat, reassert, reaffirm, announce, acknowledge, attest, adjure.