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  Definition of Palaver
  1. loud and confused and empty talk; "mere rhetoric"
  2. flattery intended to persuade
  3. have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds
  4. influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
  5. speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
Similar Words: hot air, empty words, empty talk, rhetoric, blandishment, cajolery, wheedle, cajole, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle, chatter, piffle, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble

 

Hyponyms: soft-soap, browbeat, bully, swagger, babble, blather, smatter, blether, blither

 

Derivational Morphology: chatter, piffle, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble, wheedle, cajole, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle, flatter, blandish, wheedler, coaxer, coaxing, soft soap, sweet talk, coaxial cable, coax cable, blandishment, cajolery, wheedling, jabber, jabbering, informer, betrayer, rat, squealer, prattler, idle talk, blether, chin music, twaddler, baloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, chitchat, small talk, gab, gabfest, gossip, chin-wag, chin-wagging, causerie, chatterer, babbler, prater, chatterbox, magpie, spouter, hot air, empty words, empty talk, rhetoric, balderdash, fiddle-faddle, yak, yack, yakety-yak, cackle

 

 
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