Saturday, November 05, 2005

Said substitutes

This was several writers' contributions to a prompt. It was amazing how few repeats there were!
  • added, admitted, ameliorated, announced, apologized, argued
  • barked, beckoned, bellowed, blubbered, blustered, bounced, breathed
  • cackled, cajoled, called, cautioned, chirped, cooed, coughed, cried, croaked, crooned, crowed
  • declared, deferred, demanded, digressed, drawled, drooled
  • echoed, effused, enunciated, escalated, estimated, examined, exclaimed
  • faltered, fawned, fielded, fished, fluttered, fretted, frothed, frowned, fumbled
  • gabbed, gagged, giggled, groaned, grumbled, guessed, guffawed, gulped, gurgled, gushed
  • haggled, hinted, hissed, hooted, howled, huffed, hushed
  • initiated, inquired, insisted, intimated, issued
  • jabbed, jested, joked, jowled
  • kibitzed, kidded, kilovolted, kvetched
  • lamented, laughed, lied, lingered
  • meandered, mentioned, mewed, moaned, murmured, muttered
  • nagged, nattered, noted, noticed, nudged
  • objected, offered, oozed, ordered, overemphasized, overstated
  • pacified, panted, pantomimed, pondered, poo-pooed, pooped, pouted, pried, protested
  • quacked, quaked, queried, questioned, quibbled, quipped
  • ragged, reaffirmed, reasoned, regressed, reminisced, renounced, repeated, responded, roared
  • sang, screamed, seethed, shouted, shrieked, shushed, sighed, slurred, sobbed, spewed, squeaked, stammered, stated, stuttered
  • tattled, taunted, teased, thought, thought-out-loud, tittered, told, trumpeted
  • ululated, undulated, urged, uttered
  • venerated, vented, versed, voiced, volunteered, vouched
  • waffled, wallowed, wandered, warbled, warned, whimpered, whispered, whooped, wondered
  • xiphoided
  • yammered, yammered, yelled, yelped, yodeled
  • zinged, zoned
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