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How to Pronounce rumors?

Correct pronunciation for the word "rumors" is [ɹˈuːməz], [ɹˈuːməz], [ɹ_ˈuː_m_ə_z].

"Rumors" in context

Rumors are certainly nothing new. They have been around for centuries and are still rampant today. Rumors can be about anything - from the mundane to the extreme. From what someone is wearing, to who someone is dating, to secrets about celebrities or even something much bigger like a scandal.

Rumors are based in gossip and are often spread through stories, conversations, and other forms of sharing information. The power of rumors is often misunderstood as they can be both good and bad. Some rumors can be a form of entertainment and rumors can sometimes open up discussions or bring light to important issues that everyone should be aware of.

What are similar-sounding words for rumors?

Usage over time for rumors:

This graph shows how "rumors" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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