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English noun: spiel

1. spiel (communication) plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)

Synonymsline of gab, patter

Broader (hypernym)channel, communication channel, line

English verb: spiel

1. spiel (creation) replay (as a melody)

SamplesPlay it again, Sam.
She played the third movement very beautifully.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)re-create

Narrower (hyponym)bang out, bugle, fiddle, jazz, misplay, modulate, prelude, rag, recapitulate, repeat, replay, reprise, reprize, riff, slur, tongue

Verb groupplay

2. spiel (communication) speak at great length (about something)

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)speak, talk

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