she refused to speak about itSyn:talk, say anything/something; utter, state, declare, tell, voice, express, pronounce, articulate, enunciate, vocalize, verbalize2)
we spoke the other daySyn:converse, have a conversation, talk, communicate, chat, pass the time of day, have a word, gossip; informal have a confab, chew the fat; natter, shoot the breeze; formal confabulate3)
the minister spoke for two hoursSyn:give a speech, talk, lecture, hold forth, discourse, expound, expatiate, orate, sermonize, pontificate, declaim; informal spout, spiel, speechify, jaw, sound off4)
he was spoken of as a promising studentSyn:mention, talk about, discuss, refer to, remark on, allude to, describe5)
her expression spoke disbeliefSyn:indicate, show, display, register, reveal, betray, exhibit, manifest, express, convey, impart, bespeak, communicate, evidence; suggest, denote, reflect; formal evince6)
you must speak to him about his rudenessSyn:reprimand, rebuke, admonish, chastise, chide, upbraid, reprove, reproach, scold, remonstrate with, take to task; informal tell off, dress down, rap over the knuckles, come down on, give someone what for; formal castigate•- speak up
Thesaurus of popular words. 2014.