Antonyms for bandying

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It will be well for you to answer questions instead of bandying them.

"Still, there's nothing gained by bandying names," returned Brady.

There was no sign of cynicism now, no bandying of compliments.

Nor was he in the least the jollying, bandying person the younger ladies were familiar with.

I remonstrated with him on the impropriety of bandying words with our servants.

Impossible that she should keep them yet impossible to send them back as if in a bandying of rebuffs.

They had known no empty words, no bandying of foolish phrases.

This trick of bandying words is, of course, common in Shakespeare.

They spoke slowly—not bandying words but exchanging thoughts.

But we are not here for the purpose of bandying words with you, sir.