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  • 101palaver — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. colloquy, conference, parley, conversation; babble, chatter; flattery, soft soap (inf.); nonsense, absurdity. v. i. converse, confer; dicker, barter; gossip, drivel, babble, chatter. See speech,… …

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  • 102speech — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Oral communication Nouns 1. speech, talk, faculty of speech; locution, parlance, expression, vernacular, oral communication, word of mouth, parole, palaver, prattle; effusion, discourse; soliloquy;… …

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  • 103twaddle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. gabble, nonsense, fustian. See absurdity. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. nonsense, foolishness, balderdash, *rot, *rubbish, *crap, claptrap, drivel, prattle, tripe, blather, hogwash, *piffle. III… …

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  • 104blather — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. drivel, foolishness, claptrap, twaddle, *bull. see nonsense II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To talk rapidly, incoherently, or indistinctly: babble, chatter, gabble, gibber, jabber, prate, prattle. See WORDS. II… …

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  • 105Loquacity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Loquacity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 loquacity loquacity loquaciousness Sgm: N 1 talkativeness talkativeness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 garrulity garrulity Sgm: N 1 multiloquence multiloquence much speaking GRP …

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  • 106coprolalia — obsessive use of obscene language, either through mental illness or perversion, 1886, from Fr. coprolalie, coined 1885 by de la Tourette, from COPRO (Cf. copro ) dung, filth + Gk. lalia talk, prattle, a speaking, from lalein to speak, prattle, of …

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  • 107echolalia — 1885, from Gk. ekho (see ECHO (Cf. echo)) + lalia talk, prattle, a speaking, from lalein to speak, prattle, of echoic origin …

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  • 108glossolalia — speaking in tongues, 1879, from Gk. glossa tongue, language (see GLOSS (Cf. gloss) (n.2)) + lalia talk, prattle, a speaking, from lalein to speak, prattle, of echoic origin …

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  • 109tittle-tattle — n. Prate, prattle, gabble, chatter, idle talk, trifling discourse, babble, cackle, gossip, prittle prattle …

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  • 110cackle — I. v. n. 1. Laugh (with a sound like the cackling of a goose), giggle, titter, snicker. 2. Chatter, prattle, babble, palaver, talk idly, talk nonsense. See prate. II. n. Prattle, twaddle, idle talk, small talk. See prate …

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  • 111chat — I. v. n. Prattle, chatter, babble, gossip, confabulate, talk freely, talk lightly and unceremoniously, have a free and easy talk. II. n. Prattle, gossip, confabulation, chitchat, causerie, easy conversation, free and easy talk, rambling and… …

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  • 112chatter — I. v. n. Prattle, chat, gossip, talk idly, talk freely. See prate. II. n. Chat, prattle, babble, gabble. See prate and balderdash …

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  • 113clack — I. n. 1. Click, clink, tick, beat. 2. Prate, prattle, babble, babbling, gossip, palaver, cackle, gabble, gab, idle talk, small talk. See prate. II. v. n. 1. Click, clink. 2. Prate, prattle, babble, gabble, chatter, jabber, clatter, gossip, talk… …

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  • 114gabble — I. v. n. Chatter, prattle, babble, jabber, talk idly, rattle on. See prate, v. n. II. n. Prate, prattle, chatter, clack, cackle, gossip, palaver, gab, idle talk, small talk …

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  • 115gossip — I. n. 1. Tattler, babbler, chatterer, gadabout, idle talker. 2. Chat, chit chat, tattle, prate, prattle, cackle, clack, small talk , idle talk. II. v. n. Chat, tattle, prate, prattle, gabble, clack, cackle, talk idly …

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  • 116jabber — I. v. n. Prate, chatter, prattle, gabble, talk rapidly, talk idly. II. v. a. Speak rapidly. III. n. Prate, prattle, gab, chatter, idle talk …

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  • 117prate — 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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  • 118tattle — I. v. n. 1. Prate, prattle, chatter, chat, jabber, babble, talk idly or thoughtlessly, talk at random, spin a long yarn. 2. (Colloq.) Blab, gossip, tell tales, tell secrets. II. n. Prate, prattle, gossip, twaddle, twattle, gabble, idle talk …

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  • 119twaddle — 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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  • 120babble — 1. verb 1) Betty babbled about the stupidest things Syn: prattle, rattle on, chatter, jabber, twitter, go on, run on, prate, ramble, burble, blather; informal gab, yap, yak, yabber, yatter, yammer, blabber …

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