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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incoherent, tongue-tiedadjective

    unable to express yourself clearly or fluently

    "felt tongue-tied with embarrassment"; "incoherent with grief"

    Synonyms:
    incoherent

    Antonyms:
    articulate

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  1. List of paraphrases for "tongue-tied":

    mute, silent, dumb

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  1. The KCNA:

    Such reckless move of the military warmongers of the south side is the height of the military confrontation which would leave tongue-tied even their master, everything is now going back to the starting point before the north-south summit meeting in 2018.

  2. Cicero:

    I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.

  3. Ayaan Hirsi Ali:

    It is not universal, they get tongue-tied when it comes to things that happen to women in the name of Islam.

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