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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Loud and confused and empty talk; Flattery intended to persuade. v. - Have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds;

Usage examples (36)
  • And the whole Mr/Ms etc palaver is yet another bonus of having a PhD.
  • "I go to the river to call a palaver of all free men," said Muchini;
  • Hereupon the Kafir put her into confinement, and called a palaver upon the Bushreen's conduct.
  • I heard our good chaplain palaver one day for more
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