blurt out

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Related to blurt out: spread out, fluctuates
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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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References in classic literature ?
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.
When Jeremy puts on virtual reality glasses at the mall and mysteriously begins to blurt out every thought of his, it affects everyone.
I'll tell you what: If the group agrees, we'll go ahead and let you blurt out whatever burning desire you'd like to get off your chest, as long as it's relevant and appropriate to the topic." Once an agreement is reached, the group enters into a social contract with the participant.
? When the interviewer asks why you want this job, you blurt out 'Because of the staff discount card.'
Academics from Durham University have published a report today which claims pupils who blurt out answers in lessons often learn more than their quieter peers.