Dumbstruck with joy, she was unable to express herself verbally, but the gratitude in her face was evident to all.
Surely he didn't intend to be verbally invisible the entire visit.
It's like he needed her to be his punching bag, at least verbally if not physically.
He didn't respond verbally but his hands caressed her back - as though that would solve anything.
Already in 1087 and 1088 he had appealed to Baldwin of Flanders, verbally and by letter,' for troops; and Baldwin had answered the appeal.
Unsure whether to move away from him or verbally fend him off, she did neither.