blurt out

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Verb1.blurt out - utter impulsively; "He blurted out the secret"; "He blundered his stupid ideas"
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
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The curate and the barber listened with great amusement to the words of the three; but Don Quixote, uneasy lest Sancho should blab and blurt out a whole heap of mischievous stupidities, and touch upon points that might not be altogether to his credit, called to him and made the other two hold their tongues and let him come in.
But I'd travel faster with you just the same, was what he wanted to blurt out, as he caught a vision of a world without end of sunlit spaces and starry voids through which he drifted with her, his arm around her, her pale gold hair blowing about his face.
His delicate intonations would not work, and he could only blurt out that the five thousand pounds would mean a great deal of bother for him personally.
She did not help him, and he could only blurt out bluntly.
And then remembering little Fyne stuck upstairs for an unconscionable time, enough to blurt out everything he ever knew in his life, I reflected that he would assume naturally that Captain Anthony had nothing to learn from him about Flora de Barral.
When the interviewer asks why you want this job, you blurt out 'Because of the staff discount card.