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noun as in conversationalist

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Such a humble purpose actually requires that, to be in good faith, my interlocutor meets a high conversational standard for assertion.

The problem is with the interlocutors who shepherd these ideas into the mainstream.

From Time

Both nations will remain partners, but MBS is surely an unwelcome interlocutor for this administration, and perhaps future ones.

From Vox

They’re coming for you’Harris’s strength as a debater and interlocutor is in her ability to create a memorable moment.

At best, my interlocutors thought that Belarus was somewhere in Russia.

So Eugene already had a leg up—an interlocutor could explain away any failed communication.

The user is advised to be patient and explain to a passing interlocutor that the device is similar to a mobile phone.

Which brings me, Mr. Interlocutor, for the last time, to the question: Would you or would you not care for a Raisinet?

Or Andrew could be the novelist, the interlocutor the reader (and uncertain reviewer).

They might also be unwilling to work with the interlocutor picked by the government to lead the talks.

Now, unless the interlocutor adopts the same method and declares what he would do, conversation is apt to become one-sided.

At one end, and acting as interlocutor for this impromptu minstrel show, - 50 -presides one of the best fellows in the world.

His action had already been, with however little purpose, to present the region to his interlocutor in a favourable light.

His interlocutor began, with a shake of the eyeglass, to shift and sidle again, as if distinctly excited by the subject.

It possibly chilled his interlocutor, who again hung fire so long that he himself at last adopted his image.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to interlocutor, such as: interrogator, interviewer, questioner, speaker, talker, and dialogist.

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