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Palaver

Pa`la´ver
n.1.
1.Talk; conversation; esp., idle or beguiling talk; talk intended to deceive; flattery.
2.In Africa, a parley with the natives; a talk; hence, a public conference and deliberation; a debate.
v. t. & i.1.To make palaver with, or to; to used palaver; to talk idly or deceitfully; to employ flattery; to cajole; as, to palaver artfully.
[imp. & p. p. Palavered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Palavering.]
Noun1.palaver - flattery intended to persuade
2.palaver - loud and confused and empty talk; "mere rhetoric"
Verb1.palaver - speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
2.palaver - influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
3.palaver - have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds
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