Examples of prate in a Sentence
the young executive gratingly prated on about his weekend hobnobbing with the rich
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Erinys doesn't prate about democracy or social betterment but simply guards oil pipelines.
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Origin and Etymology of prate
Middle English, from Middle Dutch; akin to Middle Low German pratten to pout
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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