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prate

  

      vb  
1    intr   to talk idly and at length; chatter  
2    tr   to utter in an idle or empty way  
      n  
3    idle or trivial talk; prattle; chatter  
     (C15: of Germanic origin; compare Middle Dutch praten, Icelandic and Norwegian prata, Danish prate)  
  prater      n  
  pratingly      adv  
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prate

  
  
babble, blather, boast, brag, chatter, drivel, gab     (informal)   gas     (informal)   go on and on, jaw     (slang)   rabbit (on)     (Brit. informal)   shoot off one's mouth     (slang)   waffle     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   witter on     (informal)   yak     (slang)  

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prater, prat, pirate, prattle

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