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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.
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.
MOTHERMAKSIM GORKY
Thus we are in a fair way to have plenty of work, palavering with the natives and protecting the colonists.
But he'll bring cases, for he's very popular in society, and he'll do all the palavering and running round very well.
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."
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.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN

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