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parley

  

      n  
1    a discussion, esp. between enemies under a truce to decide terms of surrender, etc.  
      vb  
2    intr   to discuss, esp. with an enemy under a truce  
3    tr   to speak (a foreign language)  
     (C16: from French, from parler to talk, from Medieval Latin parabolare, from Late Latin parabola speech, parable)  
  parleyer      n  
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parley

  
1   
      n   colloquy, confab     (informal)   conference, congress, council, dialogue, discussion, meeting, palaver, powwow, seminar, talk(s)  
2   
      vb   confabulate, confer, deliberate, discuss, negotiate, palaver, powwow, speak, talk  

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