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subvocal

[suhb-voh-kuh l] /sʌbˈvoʊ kəl/
adjective
1.
mentally formulated as words, especially without vocalization.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; sub- + vocal
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  • Items can be retrained in memory by subvocal speech.

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