intransitive verb
ver·​big·​er·​ate | \ (ˌ)vərˈbijəˌrāt \

Definition of verbigerate

: to repeat a word or sentence endlessly and meaninglessly never varied his ideas, seldom his expressions … he went on stubbornly verbigerating in the face of history— Vincent Sheean

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History and Etymology for verbigerate

Latin verbigeratus, past participle of verbigerare to talk, from verbum word + -gerare (from gerere to carry)

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“Verbigerate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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