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palavers

noun
plural of palaver

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an exchange of views for the purpose of exploring a subject or deciding an issue
  • seemingly endless palaver between the negotiating parties

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2 friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this
  • we should get together and have a nice palaver sometime

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palavers

verb
present tense third-person singular of palaver

Synonyms & Antonyms of palavers (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Palavers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/palavers. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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