IV. WORDS RELATING TO THE INTELLECTUAL FACULTIES; COMMUNICATION OF IDEAS

II. MODES OF COMMUNICATION

News.

[Nouns] news; information [more]; piece of news, budget of news, budget of information; intelligence, tidings.

word, advice, aviso, message; dispatch, despatch; telegram, cable, marconigram, wire, communication, errand, embassy.

report, rumor, hearsay, on dit, flying rumor, news stirring, cry, buzz, gossip, bruit, fame; talk, oui dire, scandal, eavesdropping; town tattle, table talk; tittle tattle; canard, topic of the day, idea afloat.

fresh news, stirring news; glad tidings.

old story, old news, stale news, stale story; chestnut.

narrator (describe) [more]; newsmonger, scandalmonger; talebearer, telltale, gossip, tattler.

[Verbs] transpire (be disclosed) [more]; rumor (publish) [more].

[Adjectives] many-tongued; rumored; publicly rumored, currently rumored, currently reported; rife, current, floating, afloat, going about, in circulation, in every one's mouth, all over the town.

[Adverbs] as the story goes, as the story runs; as they say, it is said; by telegraph, by wireless.

[Phrases] "airy tongues that syllable men's names" [Milton].

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