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Tell, William Tell
n. a Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
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tell
v. discern or comprehend; "He could tell that she was unhappy"
say, enjoin, tell, order
v. give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"
tell
v. let something be known; "Tell them that you will be late"
evidence, tell
v. give evidence; "he was telling on all his former colleague"
tell, assure
v. inform positively and with certainty and confidence; "I tell you that man is a crook!"
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charge
v. instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
requisition
v. make a formal request for official services
adjure
v. command solemnly
urge on, exhort, press, urge
v. force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
warn
v. notify, usually in advance; "I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions"
rede, counsel, advise
v. give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
apprize, send word, give notice, apprise, notify, advise
v. inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the rent was due"
refer, denote
v. have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' "
reveal
v. disclose directly or through prophets; "God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"
evince, show, express
v. give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"
beam
v. express with a beaming face or smile; "he beamed his approval"
publicise, advertize, publicize, advertise
v. call attention to; "Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS"
instance, illustrate, exemplify
v. clarify by giving an example of
run out
v. exhaust the supply of; "We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting"
buy
v. acquire by trade or sacrifice or exchange; "She wanted to buy his love with her dedication to him and his work"
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