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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)

Verbs (10)

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"
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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Fuzzynyms (33)

v. instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
v. make a formal request for official services
v. command solemnly
urge on, exhort, press, urge
v. force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
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' "
v. disclose directly or through prophets; "God rarely reveal his plans for Mankind"
evince, show, express
v. give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"
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"
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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