bespeak

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  • What they have done towards the support of their system bespeaks no ordinary men. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. III. (of 12), by Burke
  • You have bespoken your government for the time, and you must keep it. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • He was too active himself in bespeaking the public sympathy against his lady. Cited from The Life of Lord Byron, by John Galt
  • The wall stood there before his eyes, exactly as he had bespoken it! Cited from The Yellow Fairy Book, Andrew Lang, Ed.
  • In either case, the incident bespeaks for him great power of organization and control. Cited from The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2), by John Holland Rose
  • His attitude bespoke a doubt in his mind that still kept him at a distance. Cited from The Street Called Straight, by Basil King
  • She bespoke the help of all for those engaged in this work. Cited from Fifteen Years With The Outcast, by M. Roberts
  • The man of whom we had bespoken them met us there with despair upon his face. Cited from The Fool Errant, by Maurice Hewlett
  • There was something too, in the way that the sun moved down which bespoke Spring. Cited from Tom Slade at Black Lake, by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • It is one which would follow that of your public life and bespeak it the work of the same great hand. Cited from Life And Times Of Washington, V2, by Schroeder, &c
  • Every thing, on reaching the level road, bespoke a distinct national character. Cited from A Bibliographical Tour, Volume Two, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  • They produce only bespoke clothing with no ready-to-wear or made-to-measure.
  • Sometimes she tried to think if there were any kind of knowledge that would bespeak his interest more readily than another. Cited from Dombey and Son, by Charles Dickens
  • They had been bespoken some time, and could be no longer delayed. Cited from In the Wars of the Roses, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • In the past, universities and large school districts in particular have created their own bespoke student record systems.
  • But the active surface of the paintings nevertheless bespeaks the living rather than the dead.
  • The black man's face bespoke revenge As the fire passed from his sight.
  • Months of research and development led to the creation of a bespoke, in-car device.
  • It is one which would follow that of your public life, and bespeak it the work of the same great hand. Cited from The Life of George Washington, Vol. 4 (of 5), by John Marshall
  • I have no doubt the second edition will go off fast enough -- indeed a good part of it is already bespoken. Cited from Life of Henry Reeve, by John Knox Laughton, Vol. 2
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Meaning of bespeak

  • verb Be a signal for or a symptom of
    These symptoms indicate a serious illness, Her behavior points to a severe neurosis, The economic indicators signal that the euro is undervalued