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phrasal verb [transitive] literary
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present tense
I/you/we/theyspeak of
he/she/itspeaks of
present participlespeaking of
past tensespoke of
past participlespoken of
  1. speak of something to seem to prove that something exists or is true
    Her extensive library spoke of her love of reading.
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