Nouns (3)
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blandishment, palaver, cajolery
n. flattery intended to persuade
Verbs (22)
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palaver
v. have a lengthy discussion, usually between people of different backgrounds
sweet-talk, inveigle, coax, blarney, palaver, cajole, wheedle
v. influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
gibber, twaddle, tittle-tattle, gabble, blabber, tattle, blab, prattle, maunder, clack, prate, palaver, piffle, chatter
v. speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
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Fuzzynyms (65)
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blandishment, wheedling
n. the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
pray, implore, beg
v. call upon in supplication; entreat; "I beg you to stop!"
urge on, exhort, press, urge
v. force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
make
v. compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; "People cannot be made to integrate just by passing a law!"; "Heat makes you sweat"
assure
v. assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence; "I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe"
tempt, lure, entice
v. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
bid, invite
v. ask someone in a friendly way to do something
blandish, flatter
v. praise somewhat dishonestly
tout
v. advertize in strongly positive terms; "This product was touted as a revolutionary invention"
coo
v. speak softly or lovingly; "The mother who held her baby was cooing softly"
blab out, babble out, let the cat out of the bag, spill the beans, sing, babble, peach, blab, tattle, talk
v. divulge confidential information or secrets; "Be careful--his secretary talks"
report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
claver, chaffer, chit-chat, shoot the breeze, chew the fat, chitchat, confab, confabulate, chat, visit, jaw, gossip, natter, chatter
v. talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
dish the dirt, gossip
v. wag one's tongue; speak about others and reveal secrets or intimacies; "She won't dish the dirt"
bruit, rumour, rumor
v. tell or spread rumors; "It was rumored that the next president would be a woman"
kneel
v. rest one's weight on one's knees; "In church you have to kneel during parts of the service"
grovel, cower, cringe, creep, crawl, fawn
v. show submission or fear
play a trick on, pull a fast one on, play tricks, play a joke on, flim-flam, fox, fob, trick
v. deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"
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Antonyms (1)
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pull
v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
palaver
Parts Of Speech
  • Nouns
    3
  • Verbs
    22
  • Adverbs
    0
  • Adjectives
    0
Relationships
  • Fuzzynyms
    65
  • Synonyms
    0
  • Antonyms
    1

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