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opine

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Definition speak one's opinion
  • It's ridiculous to opine that...
  • I was saying I opined they wasn't gone yet.
    Eudora Welty  --  The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty
  • It was a little too small for him, though Jordan had opined that if he never buttoned it, no one would notice.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • The doctor opined that the indisposition arose from fatigue and excitement, and prescribed rest.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Mr Sparkler opined that he painted anything, if he could get the job.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • "I would I knew what the Rabbi Jacob Ben Tudela would opine on it," replied Isaac;—"nevertheless, the good youth must not bleed to death.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • Except that you had told me I should have opined that—that—that you were pulling my legs.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • No boys were allowed in it—although Ruby Gillis opined that their admission would make it more exciting—and each member had to produce one story a week.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • "Then he's no good," he opined.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • "Krakauer is a kook if he doesn't think Chris 'Alexander Supertramp' McCandless was a kook," opined a man from North Pole, Alaska.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • So much the better, some opine.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • "I thought he was quite handsome," Doris opined.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • "A peasant uprising in the hills is making things difficult for all of us," Madame Gao opined.
    Lisa See  --  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
  • He carried to the selection looking around, criticizing, opining.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • "We have goldsmiths in Lannisport who do better work," he opined.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Clash of Kings
  • "I dare say it is all for the best," opined Mrs. Munt.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • "You're a right good gal," she opined patronizingly, "but foolish.
    Grace MacGowan Cooke  --  The Power and the Glory
  • That girl walks with too much pride in her step for a poor orphan," my stepmother opined.
    Geraldine Brooks  --  Year of Wonders
  • "Could be a woine cellar," a man with a bushy mustache opines.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • Finally some sagacious persons opined that the article was nothing but an impudent satirical burlesque.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov

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