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palavered

verb
past tense of palaver

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1 to engage in casual or rambling conversation
  • mothers palavering and drinking coffee while watching their children play

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2 to get (someone) to do something by gentle urging, special attention, or flattery
  • I let the salesclerk at the electronics store palaver me into a service contract that I didn't need

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“Palavered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/palavered. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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