Noun(1) flattery intended to persuade(2) loud and confused and empty talk
Verb(1) speak (about unimportant matters(2) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering(3) have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds
(1) Jo also sent me running for the dictionary when, after observing a particularly chaotic family row, she turned to the camera and exclaimed, ├ö├ç├┐What a palaver !├ö├ç├û(2) We found a bar and had a couple of drinks and, after some palaver , managed to order some food, and we chatted about all sorts of stuff.(3) Tons of people enjoy lurid palaver on an astonishingly wide variety of topics, and your specific frame of reference is not a bit rare.(4) an hour of aimless palaver(5) It was quiet all around the pot-bellied stove when Jesse, the elder, finished his palaver .(6) mucking around with finances and all that palaver(7) At first it seems like an awful lot of palaver , but actually the crepe maker is rather a good idea because you can't get them thin enough in an ordinary frying pan.(8) The administration may be doing the press a small favor by snubbing it, freeing reporters to abandon their scripted palaver and dig elsewhere for stories.(9) The author of this nauseating palaver is obviously so in love with what he thinks is his own eloquent rhetoric that he fails to notice his laughable double entendre.(10) Since I've started the whole palaver , I may as well carry it forward.(11) After a long night in our desolate camp, Jon and I have a palaver with Karchung.(12) There was plenty of other sorts of entries before this recent palaver .(13) I don't know why I should feel the need to go through all this palaver .(14) I'm just trying to say that food can be normal and not actually a huge great palaver .(15) He'll be stuck in the books and therefore we might be spared the endless palaver about his every move.(16) That's what I'm coming up to Edinburgh to talk about this month: about the book and, presumably, its attendant fuss and palaver .
1. fuss ::
2. blandishment ::
3. rhetoric ::
4. inveigle ::
5. blab ::
Different Formspalaver, palavered, palavering, palavers
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