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But I am transgressing the rule I laid down for myself in the outset of these stories—not to prate much about my own pets.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
After that let him who will prate of the feeling of identity and the consciousness of self.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
Neither shalt thou prate even to thy own heart of 'those secrets known to all.'
SARTOR RESARTUSTHOMAS CARLYLE
My fanaticism is, that I insist on the American people abolishing Slavery, or ceasing to prate of the rights of man.
NO COMPROMISE WITH SLAVERYWILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON
Think well over this,—you who preach the gospel of man's pre-eminence;—you who prate of God and know nothing whatsoever about Him!
ANIMAL GHOSTSELLIOTT O'DONNELL
I would fain have your lordship think that we have small reason to prate.
A SELECT COLLECTION OF OLD ENGLISH PLAYS, VOLUME 10 (OF 15)VARIOUS
"Old age is privileged to prate, I suppose," said Mrs. Arnold, feebly attempting to smile.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
But how can you prate of 'fruit' in so commonplace a fashion, and then shower me with works of art, full of delicious mystery?
MAVIS OF GREEN HILLFAITH BALDWIN
He was captured red-handed in the act at yonder window, listening to that which he may never know and live to prate about.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRATE

  • babbles
  • blathers
  • carries on about
  • chatters
  • effervesces
  • effuses
  • enthuses
  • falls all over
  • goes on about
  • jabbers
  • makes a to-does over
  • overstates
  • prates
  • prattles
  • raves
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