tongueless


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tongue·less

 (tŭng′lĭs)
adj.
1. Having no tongue.
2. Lacking the faculty of speech; mute.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tongueless - lacking a tonguetongueless - lacking a tongue; "tongueless moccasins"
tongued - provided with or resembling a tongue; often used in combination; "tongued shoes"; "tongued boards"; "toungued lightning"; "long-tongued"
2.tongueless - expressed without speech; "a mute appeal"; "a silent curse"; "best grief is tongueless"- Emily Dickinson; "the words stopped at her lips unsounded"; "unspoken grief"; "choking exasperation and wordless shame"- Thomas Wolfe
inarticulate, unarticulate - without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry"
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But to her heart, her heart was voluble, Paining with eloquence her balmy side; As though a tongueless nightingale should swell Her throat in vain, and die, heart-stifled, in her dell.
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Cecil's forbidden personal residence, the looming tongueless servant, Mongo, and, finally, the terrifyingly sentient scorpion-hornets.
Further I say, and further will maintain Upon his bad life to make all this good, That he did plot the Duke of Gloucester's death, Suggest his soon-believing adversaries, And consequently, like a traitor coward, Sluiced out his innocent soul through streams of blood--Which blood, like sacrificing Abel's, cries, Even from the tongueless caverns of the earth To me for justice and rough chastisement.
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His was the gentle spirit of the woods, The genius of the tongueless mysteries Eternally that dwell within the trees, The flowers, the grasses, and the bursting buds: A member of their secret brotherhoods, He caught the everlasting sympathies Of all the lute-lipped leaves.
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