Tell and Tattle


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Tattle is a synonym for tell in give the game away topic. In some cases you can use "Tattle" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell


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Tattle verb – To relate sometimes questionable or secret information of a personal nature.
Usage example: those neighborhood busybodies, constantly tattling and whispering over their backyard fences

Tell is a synonym for tattle. Sometimes you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Tattle".
Nearby Words: tattler, tattling, tattled
Synonyms for Tattle
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