Jaw and Tell

Jaw

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Jaw verb – To criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings.
Tell and jaw are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Jaw".
Nearby Word: jawed
Synonyms for Jaw

Tell

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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Jaw and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Jaw" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

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  • Video Game / Evil Zone Then tell them that she's basically That One Boss and watch their jaw hit the floor.
  • Fan Fic / The Fledgling Year The common version of this trope, the “knockout punch” to the jaw, is averted and then lampshaded by Cor: Cor: “… I barely had time to put my hands up when one of them hit me in the jaw—I could tell they were only common thugs, since even I know not to punch the face.
  • Tap on the Head Cor: “… I barely had time to put my hands up when one of them hit me in the jaw—I could tell they were only common thugs, since even I know not to punch the face.
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