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  • n. Plural form of phrasemonger.

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Examples

  • To compete with phrasemongers, incapable of thinking consecutively for sixty seconds?

    Dubliners

  • Constant in his hatred of deliberative assemblies, which he had often termed collections of babblers, ideologists, and phrasemongers, Napoleon, on his return to

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • "Mr. Lieutenant Zverkov," I began, "let me tell you that I hate phrases, phrasemongers and men in corsets ... that's the first point, and there is a second one to follow it."

    Notes from the Underground

  • Lady Agnes or Julia Dallow or Peter Sherringham that he was not most at home in some dusky, untidy, dimly-imagined suburb of "culture," a region peopled by unpleasant phrasemongers who thought him a gentleman and who had no human use but to be held up in the comic press -- which was, moreover, probably restrained by decorum from touching upon the worst of their aberrations.

    The Tragic Muse

  • All discussion of the possibility of re-establishing peace instead of everlasting war -- is the pernicious sentimentality of phrasemongers.

    The Kingdom of God Is Within You

  • "That will not do for you," he said; the members are a set of babblers and phrasemongers, whom I mean to get rid of.

    The Memoirs of Napoleon

  • “Mr. Lieutenant Zverkov,” I began, “let me tell you that I hate phrases, phrasemongers and men in corsets ... that’s the first point, and there is a second one to follow it.”

    Notes from Underground

  • "That will not do for you," he said; "the members are a set of babblers and phrasemongers, whom I mean to get rid of.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

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