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parley
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
a negotiation or discussion — especially between enemies
  • Bessie and Abbot having retreated, Mrs. Reed, impatient of my now frantic anguish and wild sobs, abruptly thrust me back and locked me in, without farther parley.
    Chapter 2 (99% in)
  • Some parleying was audible in the hall, and soon the new-comer entered.
    Chapter 18 (61% in)

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