rumour spread

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  • He never came back and rumours spread that he might had been killed.
  • Now a rumour spread from gun to gun that the enemy were again drawing near. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Upon his death two rumours spread in the local community.
  • As the rumour spread across the city, many families fled their homes.
  • As days pass, rumours spread that she has been abandoned by him because of her infidelity.
  • These rumours spread -- and the police are still keen about finding out things concerning this dead man. Cited from The Paradise Mystery, by J. S. Fletcher
  • Rumours spread that there were to be other changes besides that of "holy living." Cited from Henry the Second, by Mrs. J. R. Green
  • A rumour spread that the group wanted to poison the village's well.
  • The situation turned tense when a rumour spread that a youth injured in police action had died.
  • A rumour spread that the King had left the palace, and gone to the Assembly. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 337, November 1843, Vol. 54
  • Just as the remains of his army were about to move, a rumour spread that the enemy was approaching in great force. Cited from History of England, James II V. 3, Macaulay
  • Next day the rumour spread round the school that a half-holiday was going to be stopped, as no one had owned up. Cited from The Loom of Youth, by Alec Waugh
  • And more came in then and the rumour spread. Cited from Tales of Wonder, by Lord Dunsany
  • Jones' selection was the source of much discussion, and rumours spread of conflict between the two.
  • The rumour spread, and many were the visits paid that afternoon to the little shop by the river. Cited from The Empire Annual for Girls, 1911, by Various
  • These negotiations intensified as rumours spread about a possible Soviet-German military conflict.
  • Little by little, the rumours spread about town became lost in a maze of uncertainty. Cited from The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Before the food and drink were handed out, rumours spread that there wouldn't be enough for everyone.
  • A rumour spread about the school that someone intended to deface the statue just before the visit.
  • However, they have now split up due to rumours spreading about Max cheating.
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