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Many words of the talkative German were running in his mind from the night before.

Hamish was more gay and talkative than usual—Arthur was silent as the grave.

The captain didn't say anything about it; he was not a talkative man.

They are not talkative and boisterous as these are, but silent, sullen and revengeful.

For a moment or so Rose, previously so talkative, had lapsed into silence.

He was not talkative when alone with Captain Obed that afternoon.

He had been, for him, remarkably good-humored and talkative.

The captain was not talkative; in fact, he seemed rather taciturn.

Vaterchen was not talkative, and loved to smoke on uninterruptedly.

And yet, talkative resolution may be as genuine as grim silence.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c.; see talk + -ive. Related: Talkatively; talkativeness.

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