upspeak

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upspeak

(ʌpˈspiːk)
vb (intr)
1. to start speaking
2. to speak louder or with rising intonation
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The trend even has a name: high rising terminal (HRT).
I'm Surrey," she replied, only she said it with that peculiar intonation suggestive of an unwarranted question mark known as Australian Interrogative Intonation, or High Rising Terminal.
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