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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Blurt \Blurt\ (bl[^u]rt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blurted; p. pr.
& vb. n. Blurting.] [Cf. Blare.]
To utter suddenly and unadvisedly; to divulge
inconsiderately; to ejaculate; -- commonly with out.
Others . . . can not hold, but blurt out, those words
which afterward they are forced to eat. --Hakewill.
To blurt at, to speak contemptuously of. [Obs.] --Shak.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: utter impulsively; "He blurted out the secret"; "He
blundered his stupid ideas" [syn: blurt out, blurt,
blunder out, blunder, ejaculate]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
50 Moby Thesaurus words for "blurt":
allude to, babble, be indiscreet, be unguarded, betray,
betray a confidence, blab, blabber, blurt out, burst out,
call attention to, comment, disclose, divulge, ejaculate, exclaim,
give away, inform, inform on, interject, leak, let drop, let fall,
let slip, make reference to, mention, muse, note, observe, opine,
peach, rat, refer to, reflect, remark, reveal, reveal a secret,
sing, speak, spill, spill the beans, squeal, stool, talk, tattle,
tattle on, tell on, tell secrets, tell tales, utter
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