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That the palaver was enough to promptly warrant Congressional hearings is testament to just how removed the investing public is from today’s market mechanics.

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He seemed at first much pleased of the situation, but after examining the captives closely he called a palaver.

With North Korea, the palaver is mostly about hoping and waiting.

Barton summoned us to a meeting, one night, and we held a long palaver over the situation.

"Ah, yes, I understand your smooth palaver," the bridegroom growled between his teeth.

Think I want to hang around and palaver with a set of pirates that'd stick a gun in my face and tell me where I git off?

Ko-boru was all for a long and impressive palaver, but recognized a certain absence of encouragement in the Commissioner's tone.

"That is a Government palaver," smiled Sanders, and that was all the satisfaction Ferguson received.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to palaver, such as: babble, blab, cajolery, chatter, chitchat, and clack.

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