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Don't stand there palavering all day, but out with you and see if there's a fish on the lines for breakfast.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
I'm not going to stand here palavering all day, with my feathers up like a ruffed grouse.
LITTLE FOLKS (NOVEMBER 1884)VARIOUS
It took a great deal of palavering before I could persuade him that I was lost unless he consented.
"I wish you would stop palavering, my dear sir," he said with a frown, fixing his protuberant eyes on Pavel's face.
Thus we are in a fair way to have plenty of work, palavering with the natives and protecting the colonists.
JOURNAL OF AN AFRICAN CRUISERHORATIO BRIDGE
But he'll bring cases, for he's very popular in society, and he'll do all the palavering and running round very well.
THE HONORABLE PETER STIRLING AND WHAT PEOPLE THOUGHT OF HIMPAUL LEICESTER FORD
What an immense pother, by parliamenting and palavering in all corners of your empire, to decide such a question as that!
LATTER-DAY PAMPHLETSTHOMAS CARLYLE
Miss Fortune was sure to pull Ellen away and bid her mother "stop that palavering," avowing that "it made her sick."
THE WIDE, WIDE WORLDSUSAN WARNER
He scorned to talk that palavering stuff which she has been used to in the marble-covered books I told you of.
The Kuzaks were palavering with the occupants of two heavily-loaded trader rockets.
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