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  • 161yackety-yak — 1. noun prolonged chatter; uninterrupted, idle talk; gossip Syn: gossip 2. verb To talk pointlessly and uninterruptedly …

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  • 162Existence (Philosophy of) 1 — Philosophy of existence 1 Heidegger Jacques Taminiaux At the very outset and up to the end, the long philosophical journey of Martin Heidegger (1889–1976) remained oriented by a single question, the question of Being, the Seinsfrage. This does… …

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  • 163story — Synonyms and related words: Clio, Muse of history, account, action, adventures, alibi, allegation, allegory, anagnorisis, anecdotage, anecdote, angle, annals, architectonics, architecture, argument, article, assertion, atmosphere, autobiography,… …

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  • 164tale — Synonyms and related words: account, aggregate, all, amount, anecdotage, anecdote, back fence gossip, backbiting, backstabbing, be all and end all, belittlement, blague, box score, calumny, canard, cast, chitchat, chronicle, cock and bull story,… …

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  • 165talebearing — Synonyms and related words: back fence gossip, chitchat, gossip, gossiping, gossipmongering, gossipry, gossipy, groundless rumor, idle talk, newsmongering, newsy, piece of gossip, story, tale, taletelling, talk, tattle, tittle tattle …

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  • 166babble — {{11}}babble (n.) idle talk, c.1500, from BABBLE (Cf. babble) (v.). In 16c., commonly in reduplicated form bibble babble. {{12}}babble (v.) mid 13c., babeln to prattle, chatter, akin to other Western European words for stammering and prattling… …

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  • 167gab — {{11}}gab (n.) early 14c., mockery, from O.Fr. gab, from gaber (see GAB (Cf. gab) (v.)); meaning idle talk is from 1737. Gift of the gab talent for speaking is from 1680s. {{12}}gab (v.) to reproach, c.1200, via Scottish and northern England… …

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  • 168jargon — (n.) mid 14c., unintelligible talk, gibberish; chattering, jabbering, from O.Fr. jargon a chattering (of birds), also language, speech, especially idle talk; thieves Latin. Ultimately of echoic origin (Cf. L. garrire to chatter, English gargle).… …

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  • 169beat\ one's\ gums — v. phr. slang To engage in idle talk, or meaningless chatter; generally to talk too much. Stop beating your gums, Jack, Joe cried. I am falling asleep. Compare: chew the fat or chew the rag, shoot the breeze or bat the breeze or fan the breeze or …

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  • 170gab — gæb n. chatter, idle talk v. talk idly, chatter …

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  • 171gabbed — gæb n. chatter, idle talk v. talk idly, chatter …

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  • 172gabbing — gæb n. chatter, idle talk v. talk idly, chatter …

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  • 173gabs — gæb n. chatter, idle talk v. talk idly, chatter …

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  • 174gossip — gos·sip || gÉ‘sɪp / gÉ’s n. one who gossips, one who spreads rumors; rumors, idle talk about the private affairs of others v. talk about the private affairs of others, spread rumors …

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  • 175gossiped — gos·sip || gÉ‘sɪp / gÉ’s n. one who gossips, one who spreads rumors; rumors, idle talk about the private affairs of others v. talk about the private affairs of others, spread rumors …

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  • 176gossips — gos·sip || gÉ‘sɪp / gÉ’s n. one who gossips, one who spreads rumors; rumors, idle talk about the private affairs of others v. talk about the private affairs of others, spread rumors …

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  • 177palaver — n. 1. Twaddle, chatter, balderdash, rigmarole, gibberish, stuff, trash, fudge, nonsense, platitude, moonshine, wish wash, flummery, jargon, senseless prate, frothy discourse, idle talk. 2. Talk, conversation, conference, colloquy …

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  • 178prate — I. v. n. Prattle, chatter, tattle, babble, gabble, palaver, jabber, be loquacious, be garrulous. II. v. a. Tell (foolishly), babble, utter, prate about. III. n. Prattle, gabble, chatter, twaddle, palaver, idle talk, childish talk, twattle, non… …

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  • 179twaddle — I. n. Prate, prattle, chatter, tattle, twattle, gabble, gossip, balderdash, moonshine, nonsense, jargon, flummery, rigmarole, stuff, platitude, wish wash, senseless talk, idle talk, frothy discourse, twaddling, twaddy. II. v. n. Prate, prattle,… …

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  • 180falderal — n 1. nonsense, gibberish, Jabberwocky, babble, babbling, babblement, Fr. bavardage; twaddle, twaddling, Both Brit. twattle, twattling; blather, blathering, drivel, driveling, drool, drooling; jargon, Sl. jive, Greek, Chiefly Southern U.S.Choctaw; …

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