What is the opposite of speak?

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(with object) Opposite of to say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling
“He acknowledged that he had an immediate gut reaction to government requests for the media to withhold information.”
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(without object) Opposite of to say something in order to convey information or to express a feeling
“She whispered, but Will murmured in an undertone for her to be quiet.”
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Opposite of to make a speech or contribute to a debate
“What I know about the federal tax code is far less relevant than how I feel about it when I listen to a talk about tax reform.”
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(speak to/with) Opposite of to have a conversation
“They need to listen to me if they are to understand the significance of the events that are about to transpire.”
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(speak to) Opposite of to talk to in order to reprove or advise
Commend your children for the things they do right.”
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(usually "speak of") Opposite of to serve as evidence for something
“These figures, which document an out-of-control war on drugs in the city, contradict the rhetoric we are hearing from all quarters.”
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Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
“I became flushed and flustered and I started to mumble nonsensically like the village idiot.”
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Opposite of to discuss together
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Opposite of speak or write authoritatively about a topic
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Opposite of to convey or express in a particular way or manner
“I understand that you don't quite agree with that?”
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Opposite of to run together
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