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Bespoken
Bespeak Be*speak", v. t. [imp. Bespoke, Bespake (Archaic); p. p. Bespoke, Bespoken; p. pr. & vb. n. Bespeaking.] [OE. bispeken, AS. besprecan, to speak to, accuse; pref. be- + sprecan to speak. See Speak.] 1. To speak or arrange for beforehand; to order or engage against a future time; as, to bespeak goods, a right, or a favor. Concluding, naturally, that to gratify his avarice was to bespeak his favor. --Sir W. Scott. 2. To show beforehand; to foretell; to indicate. [They] bespoke dangers . . . in order to scare the allies. --Swift. 3. To betoken; to show; to indicate by external marks or appearances. When the abbot of St. Martin was born, he had so little the figure of a man that it bespoke him rather a monster. --Locke. 4. To speak to; to address. [Poetic] He thus the queen bespoke. --Dryden.
Faair-spoken
Faair-spoken Faair"-spo`ken, a. Using fair speech, or uttered with fairness; bland; civil; courteous; plausible. ``A marvelous fair-spoken man.' --Hooker.
Foul-spoken
Foul-spoken Foul"-spo`ken, a. Using profane, scurrilous, slanderous, or obscene language. --Shak.
Free-spoken
Free-spoken Free"-spo`ken, a. Accustomed to speak without reserve. --Bacon. -- Free"-spo`ken-ness, n.
Free-spoken-ness
Free-spoken Free"-spo`ken, a. Accustomed to speak without reserve. --Bacon. -- Free"-spo`ken-ness, n.
Outspoken
Outspoken Out*spo"ken, a. Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly; as, an outspoken man; an outspoken rebuke. -- Out*spo"ken*ness, n.
Outspokenness
Outspoken Out*spo"ken, a. Speaking, or spoken, freely, openly, or boldly; as, an outspoken man; an outspoken rebuke. -- Out*spo"ken*ness, n.
Plain-spoken
Plain-spoken Plain"-spo`ken, a. Speaking with plain, unreserved sincerity; also, spoken sincerely; as, plain-spoken words. --Dryden.
Pretty-spoken
Pretty-spoken Pret"ty-spo`ken, a. Spoken or speaking prettily. [Colloq.]
Short-spoken
Short-spoken Short"-spo`ken, a. Speaking in a quick or short manner; hence, gruff; curt. [Colloq.]
Smooth-spoken
Smooth-spoken Smooth"-spo`ken, a. Speaking smoothly; plausible; flattering; smooth-tongued.
Soft-spoken
Soft-spoken Soft"-spo`ken, a. Speaking softly; having a mild or gentle voice; hence, mild; affable.
Straight-spoken
Straight-spoken Straight"-spo`ken, a. Speaking with directness; plain-spoken. [Colloq. U.S.] --Lowell.
Well-spoken
Well-spoken Well"-spo`ken, a. [Well + speak.] 1. Speaking well; speaking with fitness or grace; speaking kindly. ``A knight well-spoken.' --Shak. 2. Spoken with propriety; as, well-spoken words.

Meaning of Spoken from wikipedia

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- Ethnologue's most recent list of languages by number of speakers Languages Spoken by More Than 10 Million People (Archived 2009-10-31) – Encarta list, based...
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- English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca. Named after the Angles, one of the...
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