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palaver
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Middlemarch
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  • As to Christian or unchristian, I repudiate your canting palavering Christianity; and as to the way in which I spend my income, it is not my principle to maintain thieves and cheat offspring of their due inheritance in order to support religion and set myself up as a saintly Killjoy.

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  • She hates positive thinking palaver.
  • The website gets past the usual palaver and tells what it is really like to attend each college.

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