Hard - A person who is difficult to deal with, manage, control, overcome, or understand. The verbs differ slightly in meaning, and  in the way they are complemented. Another word for asked. Confused, disordered, neurotic, troubled. and then she goes "like here waiting for you! Unthinking boldness, wild carelessness and disregard for consequences. She said that she had been a nurse. Infamy - Having an extremely bad reputation, public reproach, or strong condemnation as the result of a shameful, criminal, or outrageous act that affects how others view them. (reassure), Elena: That is a white lie. think logically; think through; conclude or infer, He requested a new trial. ¹subjunctive – a verb that expresses ones wishes, doubts, or imposition of will (command) *Imperative Clauses. The journalist reported the events of the day at the court house. Lustful - Driven by lust; preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires. To view the alphebetized list of examples of words to use instead of said, touch the button below to go the examples page. He stormed that he would rather work alone than with us.

Oh, and nice dress, Jill. Adjectives, adverbs, and nouns should used with said, rather than instead of said, because they are descriptive words. 100 Synonyms for Said will help students use other descriptors, such as shrieked, gloated, or quipped. Acquiesced. Accentuated.

advised. repeat ideas or opinions of another person in same or similar words.

I agree him about his frustration and ask to him if he was learning anything new in his job. (explain), She said that we should choose a saying that we learned from our family. Naïve - Lacking worldly experience and understanding, simple and guileless; showing or characterized by a lack of sophistication and critical judgement. Maybe you could try to mix a few of these and create an original character? talk in a wild, crazy or possibly violent way. Dubious - Fraught with uncertainty or doubt. Idiotic - Marked by a lack of intelligence or care; foolish or careless. Impish - Naughtily or annoyingly playful. say in a burst of emotion (anger or grief). say casually, make a comment (in passing, not the focus). Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (BPA) - Resource for Crime Writers. He protested that the law was unfair to immigrants. Self-righteous - Piously sure of one’s own righteousness; moralistic. Pest - One that pesters or annoys, with or without realizing it. Examples. Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA). Unable to endure irritation or opposition; intolerant. He snickered that their performance was "interesting". Excitable, volatile, emotional. (List specific complex.). They cannot resist helping someone they see in trouble, suffering or in need, and often don’t think of the repercussions or situation before doing so. Conceited, egotistic, narcissistic. Vengeful. v. , n. # express , say. Cantankerous, cross, ill-tempered, testy, captious, discontented, crotchety, cranky, ornery. Oh wait,… that's a lie? She sobbed to us that she had lost her home and family. Oh, and here’s a little guide to Mary-Sues and OCs, just in case you want to make sure your character isn’t going to become a Mary-Sue or a Gary-Stu. And I don't really have to go. Synonyms for that said include be that as it may, having said that, nevertheless, that being said, with this in mind, this being said, or, alternatively, alternately and conversely. tell, with authority, another person what to do in detail; command ("micro-manage"). / that they had made changes. say in a slow way that lengthens vowel sounds. Audacious - Recklessly bold in defiance of convention, propriety, law, or the like; insolent; braze, disobedient. He cajoled that she give him another chance. There are abundant words to use instead, yet purists believe you're probably best not using them, since readers pay such little attention to "said… One who is unrealistic and impractical, guided more by ideals than by practical considerations. Occasionally replacing “said” with words from the list above can deepen your writing, heightening emotion for readers and helping you flesh out your characters. After all, writing the death of a character is just as complicated as writing any other major plot point (with the added bonus of hacking your readers’ hearts to mincemeat with a machete). He looked sad and agreed me that he would miss his work friends.

He feared that he might lose his savings. He answered that did not know "that" woman. (point out), Jane: It is told with kindness. The early bird catches the worm.

Predictable - Easily seen through and assessable, where almost anyone can predict reactions and actions of said person by having met or known them even for a short time.

He chuckled to himself as he watch the comedy show.

Examples: gambling, drugs, sex. (confirm), a white lie (expression) — a lie told to avoid hurting the feelings of someone, a near truth (expression) — mostly true, but not completely true (untrue). Being a hypocrite. open mouth involuntary to take in a long breath of air. brag (V) — to speak proudly about an accomplishment, echo (V) — repeat, a sound that you hear again as it bounces off a surface, for example, a wall in a hall, mess (N) — a place where things are untidy, not organized, not neat. The unhappy child screeched to us to pick her up. Arrogant - Having or displaying a sense of overbearing self-worth or self-importance. Use the COCA  database to check contextual use for the above verbs. ordered. (tell), She said that sayings were one way in which we pass our cultural values from one generation to the next. The woman screamed to us when she needed help. Examples: picks nose, spits tobacco, drools, bad body odour. (that we be careful. They finally conceded that we were right. speak in a low, unclear manner, (may be unsure of an answer and hoping to pass). He snorted that they were were uneducated.

state that something is true without proof or research. belief to be true of someone or something, convince; move a person with reasoning to agreement, cry, sob, catching one's breath in between. He note the changes.

Humourless - The inability to find humour in things, and most certainly in themselves. Spiteful - Showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt; motivated by spite; vindictive person who will look for occasions for resentment. I explain him that the job market is very difficult right now. Cowardly, wimp, lily-livered, gutless. oh shit how do i hold all these references, FUCK REFERENCES LOOK AT THOSE DEUDLY FIREARMS……, maybe I’ll now be able to draw someone holding a gun without them looking like their arm is broken, max: taurus, gemini, cancer, virgo, aquarius, piscessarah: aries, gemini, leo, libra, scorpio, sagittarius, capricorn. The word 'said' doesn't describe if the speaker is angry, sad, happy or frustrated. bold (Adj) — not afraid of taking a risk and making a difficult decision (not afraid of admitting that she does, indeed, tell a lie. (instruct), She said that we should give an example of what it meant. She wailed to her mother as the car drove away. Paranoid - Exhibiting or characterized by extreme and irrational fear or distrust of others. discuss or share private matters, secrets or problems. Synonyms for said. A comma separates a statement before a quote: He said, "Hello". Explore other words for 'said'; note subtle differences in meaning, contexual use and pronoun use (admitted, boasted, murmured, blurted, stammered, etc).