blab out

verb
divulge confidential information or secrets
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Be careful—his secretary talks

Syn:
Ant: ↑keep quiet (for: ↑talk)
Derivationally related forms: ↑singing (for: ↑sing), ↑blabber (for: ↑blab), ↑tattle (for: ↑tattle), ↑tattler (for: ↑tattle), ↑talkative (for: ↑talk), ↑talk (for: ↑talk)
Hypernyms:
unwrap, ↑disclose, ↑let on, ↑bring out, ↑reveal, ↑discover, ↑expose, ↑divulge, ↑break, ↑give away, ↑let out
Verb Group: ↑spill, ↑talk
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s something

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Somebody ——s something

(for: ↑babble out)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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