Thesaurus / bandying

opposites of bandying

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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St. George would not condescend, neither would he sully Éloise's name by bandying it about with another lover.
She looked upon talking politics as a masculine diversion, which consisted in bandying violent assertions about Mr. Gladstone.
And the older man, watching them, bandying chaff with them, renewed his youth for one careless golden hour.
FAR TO SEEKMAUD DIVER
Ravenshaw had, in the meantime, been bandying jests with the crowd, though inwardly wondering what he should do next.
CAPTAIN RAVENSHAWROBERT NEILSON STEPHENS
In the front room she stopped before a vat on which, his huge body astride, Santerre was bandying jests with the crowd.
If you knew as much about that earthquake as I do, you would be in no humour for bandying phrases.
THE CRACK OF DOOMROBERT CROMIE
Nor was he in the least the jollying, bandying person the younger ladies were familiar with.
SELINAGEORGE MADDEN MARTIN
It was so like old times—the good old times—to be bandying good-tempered abuse with her.
THE QUICKENINGFRANCIS LYNDE
They had known no empty words, no bandying of foolish phrases.
THE WOLVES OF GODALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Tiger-like the storm leaped again, bandying them about in its paws like captive mice.