from The Century Dictionary.

  • Given to babbling.


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  • 'Nothing,' he declares, 'in abstract science can be more certain than these propositions,' though they are denied by 'our professors of the arts babblative and scribblative '-- that is, by Benthamites and Whigs.

    The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3) James Mill


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  • As talk for the troubled's a palliative

    And Congress, a failing collaborative,

    Inept to the hilt

    Is Babel rebuilt,

    It's frantic and futilely babblative.

    August 12, 2017