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telling

tell·ing

telling

 
pronunciation:
te lIng
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a noticeable or striking effect.
synonyms:
effective, forceful, potent
similar words:
cogent, decisive, efficacious, powerful, significant, striking
definition 2: revealing.
a telling example of his questionable behavior
synonyms:
informative, revealing, telltale
similar words:
meaningful, significant
derivation: tellingly (adv.)