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Synonyms of speech in English:


  • 1 he was born deaf and without the power of speech
    speaking, talking, verbal communication, verbal expression, articulation
  • 2 her speech was slurred Peter's speech was clearly cockney
    diction, elocution, manner of speaking, articulation, enunciation, pronunciation;
    utterance, words, phraseology, talk
    rare orthoepy
  • 3 an after-dinner speech
    harangue, diatribe, tirade, rant;
    monologue, soliloquy, recitation;
    North American  salutatory
    informal spiel
    rare allocution, predication, philippic
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    lingual, oral, phonetic, phonic relating to speech
    -phone related suffix, as in Francophone
    -phasia related suffix, as in dysphasia
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