Thesaurus / drivel
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In modern times responding to such drivel somehow validates the claim.
CURT SCHILLING WANTS OFF THE HALL OF FAME BALLOT. VOTERS SAID THAT’S NOT UP TO HIM.CINDY BOREN, DES BIELERJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
But Canon Drivel's daughter did not deign to answer, she merely rang for prayers.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Had Teufelsdrockh also a father and mother; did he, at one time, wear drivel-bibs, and live on spoon-meat?
SARTOR RESARTUSTHOMAS CARLYLE
If you have a heart, sooner or later you get into a state of drivel about somebody, who probably doesn't drivel about you.
DODO'S DAUGHTERE. F. BENSON
It can't be worse than going about with you and listening while you crow and drivel about her, that's one comfort!
THE TRAVELLING COMPANIONSF. ANSTEY
"Stow that drivel, cookie," growled a voice which I recognized as belonging to the older Fleming.
THE PIRATE OF PANAMAWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Talfourd and the Broughs took more licence in this latter respect, but they never sank into drivel.
A BOOK OF BURLESQUEWILLAM DAVENPORT ADAMS
You pay too much attention to such insipid drivel in even mentioning it.
Such was Barty's humor, as a boy—mere drivel—but of such a kind that even his butts were fond of him.
THE MARTIANGEORGE DU MAURIER
Its trunk weeps tears of resin, which trail along in drivel, then change to heavy, creeping flame.
BARKS AND PURRSCOLETTE WILLY, AKA COLETTE
WORDS RELATED TO DRIVEL
- hot air
- mumbo jumbo
- soft soap
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