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Verbal, 1) literal, having word answering to word: “all the neighbour caves . . . make v. repetition of her moans,” Ven. 831.
2) spoken, not written: “she told me in a sweet v. brief,” All's V, 3, 137.
3) expressed or conveyed in words: “made she no v. question?” Lr. IV, 3, 26 (== did she not speak?).
4) plain-spoken, wording one's thoughts without reserve: “you put me to forget a lady's manners, by being so v.” Cymb. II, 3, 111 (according to others, == verbose).
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