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<- N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ soliloquy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ monology
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ Soliloquize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ say to oneself
say to oneself
talk to oneself
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ say aside
say aside
think aloud
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ soliloquizing
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ aside

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