Stultiloquence
Stultiloquence Stul*til"o*quence, n. [L. stultiloquentia; stultus foolish + loquentia a talking, fr. loquens, p. pr. of loqui to talk.] Silly talk; babbling. [1913 Webster]

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  • Stultiloquent — Stul*til o*quent, a. [Cf. L. stultiloquus. See {Stultiloquence}.] Given to, or characterized by, silly talk; babbling. {Stul*til o*quent*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stultiloquently — Stultiloquent Stul*til o*quent, a. [Cf. L. stultiloquus. See {Stultiloquence}.] Given to, or characterized by, silly talk; babbling. {Stul*til o*quent*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • babble — Synonyms and related words: Aesopian language, Babel, Greek, absurdity, amphigory, argot, babblement, baffle, balderdash, bavardage, be Greek to, be beyond one, be indiscreet, be insane, be too deep, be unguarded, beat one, betray, betray a… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • blather — Synonyms and related words: absurdity, amphigory, babble, babblement, balderdash, bavardage, be stupid, bibble babble, blab, blabber, blah blah, blatherskite, blether, blethers, blither, bombast, bosh, bull, bullshit, bunkum, burble, cackle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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