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synonyms for parleying

  • adjudicate
  • interpose
  • intervene
  • mediate
  • straighten out
  • adjudge
  • adjust
  • conciliate
  • decide
  • determine
  • judge
  • negotiate
  • parley
  • placate
  • reconcile
  • referee
  • settle
  • smooth
  • soothe
  • umpire
  • bring to terms
  • come to school
  • come to terms
  • hammer out a deal
  • make a deal
  • meet halfway
  • pass judgment
  • play ball
  • step in
  • strike happy medium
  • trade off
  • work out a deal
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antonyms for parleying

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  • ignore
  • agitate
  • confuse
  • hesitate
  • upset
  • worry
  • let ride
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How to use parleying in a sentence

The ship was escorted into the city and the parleying began.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
After some parleying, about thirty of the natives crossed the river.
CELEBRATED TRAVELS AND TRAVELLERSJULES VERNE
Hector thinks of laying aside helmet, spear, and shield, and of parleying with Achilles.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
Without more parleying, tell me, yes or no, have you any reason for not waiting till the soldiers come?
CARMENPROSPER MERIMEE
Let us find that back door, and some of us may quietly enter there while the others are parleying at the front.
THE DOOMSMANVAN TASSEL SUTPHEN
I found half a dozen drunken soldiers in the sitting-room, parleying with Guillaume.
WANDERINGS IN PATAGONIAJULIUS BEERBOHM
While Eurykleidas was parleying with the Ephors, these men rushed in with drawn swords and cut them down.
PLUTARCH'S LIVES, VOLUME IVAUBREY STEWART
Without any parleying or word of explanation, the two entered the house, leaving the carriage in charge of a servant.
CLOTELLEWILLIAM WELLS BROWN
There was much parleying in regard to Ingigerd's appearance in theatre.
ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
While this parleying was going on, a long-boat was sent from the galley to the flag-ship.
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