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Noun
Bland fluent talk indulged in to avoid addressing a difficult subject or situation directly
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“He has a complete grasp of his subject, is fair and objective, does not resort to flannel, and sees through spurious arguments very quickly.”
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Talk or praise used to persuade or dodge a difficult situation
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“A simple admittance of ignorance was much to be preferred to any amount of flannel.”
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A small piece of towelling used for washing oneself
“She wrapped the flannel around it, continuing to rip off long shreds.”
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Excessively lengthy or technical speech or writing
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The use of expressions susceptible of a double signification
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To use bland fluent talk to avoid addressing a difficult subject or situation directly
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“She tried to flannel her way out of it, but it just seemed to get worse.”
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To use of flattery, especially to avoid addressing a difficult subject or situation
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“Really, I'm not saying this to flatter or flannel. This truly is absolutely unique.”
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To speak rapidly and unintelligibly, typically through fear or shock
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