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Rumor

Ru´mor
n.1.A flying or popular report; the common talk; hence, public fame; notoriety.
Great is the rumor of this dreadful knight.
- Shak.
2.A current story passing from one person to another, without any known authority for its truth; - in this sense often personified.
3.A prolonged, indistinct noise.
v. t.1.To report by rumor; to tell.
[imp. & p. p. Rumored ; p. pr. & vb. n. Rumoring.]
Noun1.Rumorrumor - gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth
Synonyms: hearsay, rumour
Verb1.rumor - tell or spread rumors; "It was rumored that the next president would be a woman"
Synonyms: bruit, rumour

RUMOR. A general public report of certain things, without any certainty as to their truth.
     2. In general, rumor cannot be received in evidence, but when the question is whether such rumor existed, and not its truth or falsehood, then evidence of it may be given.

announce, blab, break the news, breathe, bring word, bruit, bruit about, buzz, canard, chat, circulate, common talk, cry, flying rumor, give a report, give tidings of, gossip, grapevine, idea afloat, info, inform, information, intimate, latrine rumor, leak, low-down, make known, mumble, mutter, news, news stirring, noise abroad, on dit, on-dit, pass around, poop, put about, rehearse, relate, report, reveal, roorback, rumble, rumor, say, scoop, scuttlebutt, suggest, susurration, talk, tattle, tell, tidings, tittle-tattle, town talk, unconfirmed report, undertone, whisper, write up
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