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palaver
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
talk — typically empty talk or flattery
  • "Come, come, Captain Bildad; stop palavering,—away!" and with that, Peleg hurried him over the side, and both dropt into the boat.
    Chapters 22-24 -- Merry Christmas; The Lee Shore; The Advocate (42% in)

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