bespeak bespeak  /bɪ ˈspik/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) express the need or desire for; ask for
  2. (v) be a signal for or a symptom of

Usage(s):

  1. But there are plenty other differences between WoF then and now, some of which are just changes in the game, others of which may bespeak changes in our society itself.
  2. By any definition, the mustache is supposed to bespeak virility.
  3. Their past struggles in low-paid Gospel circuits bespeak a deep commitment, whatever skepticism might be aroused by their present enjoyment of stardom's rewards.

News

  • Veterans cemetery’s unsightly grounds upset some

    SAN DIEGO — For more than a century, the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on Point Loma has been the final resting spot for many of the nation’s military veterans. The lush and well-tended grounds bespeak the honor and respect that …
    on June 23, 2013     Source: FOX 5 San Diego

Quotes

  1. Writing for the four, Rehnquist said displays of the commandments around the country "bespeak the rich American tradition of religious acknowledgements."
    on Jun 27, 2005 By: William Rehnquist Source: Bloomberg

  2. "Hotel business has almost come to a halt after the blast. Earlier, they were overbooked for Iftar dinners, but now few people are visiting and their faces bespeak fear for life," Jahangir Kalaam, the manager of a hotel in Blue Area, said.
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Emperor Jahangir Source: TopNews

  3. "It does not bespeak great wisdom to call the film The [sic] Bad Lieutenant," says Herzog in his typically disarming manner, "and I only agreed to make the film after William (Billy) Finkelstein, the screenwriter, who had seen a film of the...
    on May 17, 2010 By: Werner Herzog Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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