"palaver" in the noun sense
1. blandishment, cajolery, palaver
flattery intended to persuade
2. palaver, hot air, empty words, empty talk, rhetoric
loud and confused and empty talk
"palaver" in the verb sense
1. chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble
speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
2. wheedle, cajole, palaver, blarney, coax, sweet-talk, inveigle
influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
"He palavered her into going along"
have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds
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