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English verb: sibilate

1. sibilate (communication) pronounce with an initial sibilant


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)articulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say, sound out

2. sibilate (communication) utter a sibilant


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter


Narrower (hyponym)assibilate

3. sibilate (communication) express or utter with a hiss


Synonymshiss, siss, sizz


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

4. sibilate (communication) make a sharp hissing sound, as if to show disapproval


Synonymshiss, siss, sizz


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter









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