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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of palaver.

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Examples

  • Oh, I forgot to tell you -- she palavered Burnett into lending her eight rifles for her men, and three cases of dynamite.

    Chapter 16

  • So these people have palavered over and over about it, never noting that the basic projection making the unpleasant forecasts was patently ridiculous.

    Unpersuasive Argument Against Reforming Social Security, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Everybody rose, shook, palavered inconsequentially for a bit, and then the director herded Nick back to the hallway and shoved him down it toward the elevators.

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  • Everybody rose, shook, palavered inconsequentially for a bit, and then the director herded Nick back to the hallway and shoved him down it toward the elevators.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • Everybody rose, shook, palavered inconsequentially for a bit, and then the director herded Nick back to the hallway and shoved him down it toward the elevators.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • As to the League of Nations, a man that morning had palavered it up.

    The White Monkey

  • Or perhaps it was here, watching them even as they palavered and Nigel returned with various writing implements.

    The Dark Tower

  • Apparently, a Russian speaker was found the Turkish crews were a mix of Turks, Greeks, and impressed Russians, and Ivak and the Turks palavered for a while.

    John Paul Jones

  • Apparently, a Russian speaker was found the Turkish crews were a mix of Turks, Greeks, and impressed Russians, and Ivak and the Turks palavered for a while.

    John Paul Jones

  • Two of the uakaris exchanged a glance and palavered softly among themselves.

    The Mocking Program

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