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  1. opine, speak up, speak out, animadvert, sound offverb

    express one's opinion openly and without fear or hesitation

    "John spoke up at the meeting"

    opine, complain, imagine, speak out, strike up, plain, kick, kvetch, guess, animadvert, quetch, sound off, think, suppose, reckon

  2. speak upverb

    speak louder; raise one's voice

    "The audience asked the lecturer to please speak up"

    opine, animadvert, speak out, sound off

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  1. Rachel Crooks:

    Mine was a story all too common for women so I had a choice to make, i could either keep quiet or speak up. I spoke up. I said, 'Me Too.'.

  2. Gary Ballance:

    Even before the incident I felt distant, it happened and then I felt isolated after that. Going forward, I didn't feel I could speak up or give my views on the game in team meetings.

  3. Martin Niemller:

    In Germany, they first came for the communists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a trade unionist. Then they came for the Catholics and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Catholic. Then they came for me -- and by that time there was nobody left to speak up.

  4. Douglas Keith:

    Justice Sotomayor was attacked for her temperament. Conservatives asked,' Is she too combative ? Is she smart enough ?' All of these thinly veiled attacks on her because of what they saw as identity politics, today, she stands out on the court as the justice most likely to speak up about the impact of the court's decisions on people's lives.

  5. Katsumoto Saotome:

    Those of us who survived have a duty to become a voice for the voiceless, if I'm quiet, it means I've accepted the situation. If we don't speak up, the past will be made to disappear.

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