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  • 181froth — n 1. foam, spume, head, suds, yeast, fizz, bubbles, Brit. Inf. barm; saliva, spittle, spit; foaminess, frothiness, spumescence, effervescence, bubbliness. 2. emptiness, verbosity, prolixity, wordiness, running off or on at the mouth, empty talk,… …

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  • 182gossip — n 1. rumor, grapevine, Inf. scuttlebutt, hearsay, Fr. oui dire. report, Archaic. bruit; an earful, Sl. dope, Inf. inside info, Sl. poop, tittle tattle; scandal, dirt, whispering campaign, mud slinging. 2. prattle, idle talk, Sl. schmooze, small… …

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  • 183hogwash — n 1. swill, slop, refuse, Dial. culch; garbage, waste, offal; dregs, remains, offscourings; leavings, sweepings, scraps, orts, leftovers; remainder, residue, residuum, scum, filth. 2. junk, worthless stuff, trumpery; trifles, trinkets,… …

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  • 184news — n 1. report, account, statement, publication, announcement, release, press release, news release; message, dispatch, communication, communique1, bulletin, Journalism. flash or news flash. 2. information, Inf. info, intelligence, data, facts,… …

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  • 185nonsense — n 1. absurdity, absurdness, nonsensi calness, nonsensicality; ridiculousness, ridiculosity, ludicrousness; asininity, stupidity, fatuity, fatuousness; meaninglessness, self contradiction, contradiction, invalidity; incongruity, incongruousness,… …

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  • 186poppycock — n 1. nonsense, falderal, 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… …

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  • 187rigmarole — n 1. nonsense, falderal, gibberish, 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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  • 188tittle-tattle — n 1. gossip, Inf. scuttlebutt, hearsay, Fr. ouT dire. report, Archaic. bruit; Sl. dope, Inf. inside info, Sl. poop; prattle, idle talk, Sl. schmooze, small talk, palaver, Scot. clishmaclaver; chat, chitchat, Sl. yackety yak, Sl. yak, twaddle,… …

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  • 189tommyrot — n 1. nonsense, falderal, gibberish, Jabberwocky; babble, babbling, babblement, Fr. bavardage; twaddle, twaddling, Both Brit. twattle, twattling; blather, blathering, drivel, driveling, drool, drooling; hocus pocus, mumbo jumbo, fiddle de dee;… …

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  • 190clatter — clat•ter [[t]ˈklæt ər[/t]] v. i. 1) to make a loud, rattling sound, as that produced by hard objects striking rapidly one against the other 2) to move rapidly with such a sound: The train clattered down the track[/ex] 3) to talk fast and noisily; …

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  • 191gab — [[t]gæb[/t]] v. gabbed, gab•bing, n. Informal. 1) inf to talk or chat idly 2) inf idle talk; chatter • Etymology: 1780–90; cf. gabble gab′ber, n …

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  • 192piffle — pif•fle [[t]ˈpɪf əl[/t]] n. v. fled, fling. Informal. 1) inf nonsense, as idle talk or trivial writing 2) inf to talk or behave in a nonsensical way • Etymology: 1840–50; perh. akin to puff …

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  • 193claver — /ˈklævə/ (say klavuh) Scottish –noun 1. idle talk. –verb (i) 2. to talk idly; gossip …

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  • 194fable — /ˈfeɪbəl / (say faybuhl) noun 1. a short tale to teach a moral, often with animals or inanimate objects as characters; apologue: the fable of the tortoise and the hare. 2. a story not founded on fact. 3. a story about supernatural or… …

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  • 195froth — /frɒθ / (say froth) noun 1. an aggregation of bubbles, as on a fermented liquid; foam. 2. the foamy top which forms on milk when it is whipped or agitated or heated with steam. 3. any similar foamy surface, as on water stirred up by a surf. 4. a… …

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  • 196gab — /gæb / (say gab) Colloquial –verb (i) (gabbed, gabbing) 1. to talk idly; chatter. –noun 2. idle talk; chatter. –phrase 3. the gift of the gab, the ability to speak eloquently and persuasively. {variant of gob2} –gabber, noun …

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  • 197piffle — /ˈpɪfəl / (say pifuhl) Colloquial –noun 1. nonsense; idle talk. –verb (i) (piffled, piffling) 2. to talk nonsense. {compare Old English pyff puff} –piffler, noun …

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  • 198mouth — [n1] opening aperture, beak, box, cavity, chops*, clam, crevice, delta, door, embouchement, entrance, estuary, firth, fly trap, funnel, gate, gills, gob, harbor, inlet, jaws, kisser*, lips, mush*, orifice, portal, rim, trap*, yap*; concepts… …

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  • 199wind — [n1] air currents air, blast, blow, breath, breeze, chinook, cyclone, draft, draught, flurry, flutter, gale, gust, mistral, puff, tempest, typhoon, wafting, whiff, whirlwind, whisk, zephyr; concept 524 wind [n2] warning, report babble, clue, cue …

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  • 200chitchat — [“tfittfaet] 1. n. talk; idle talk. □ That’s enough chitchat. Please get to work. □ Please stop the chitchat there in the back ow. 2. n. a short, friendly conversation. □ I’d like to have a little chitchat with you when you have time …

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