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Noun
Conversation or talk that is casual or informal
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“Well, I could give you a lot of palaver about wanting to help out because I like farming, but that'd be just fancy words.”
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Prolonged and tedious fuss about something, typically involving discussion
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“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.”
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A discussion involving the exchange of ideas or views
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“The next day I went ashore and held a palaver with the king, whose name was Mutezu.”
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Spoken or written words that are absurd or meaningless
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Words or expressions used within a profession, industry or group
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A person or thing that causes annoyance or difficulty
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Excessive praise or approval, which is often insincere and sometimes contrived to win favour
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Language as a system rather than language in use, including the formal rules, structures, and limitations of language
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Rumour, gossip, or speculation
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A long, rambling story or statement
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A formal, dignified rite or ceremony
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A person's concern
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Verb
To talk at length, especially with meaningless or unimportant chatter
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“Light shines out through the open doors of the huts, or from the courtyard where the men, in the shelter of a semicircle of reeds, sit and palaver.”
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To confer or have a discussion
“They were the lawyers who would palaver with the wise man, the judge, in the court.”
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To cajole someone with flattery or gentle encouragement
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“Oh, I know you want to palaver me into saying it's all right.”
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To discuss or have talks in order to reach an agreement or compromise
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