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prate



Pronunciation: (prāt), [key]
v., prat•ed, prat•ing,
n.


v.i.
to talk excessively and pointlessly; babble: They prated on until I was ready to scream.

v.t.
to utter in empty or foolish talk: to prate absurdities with the greatest seriousness.

n.
1. act of prating.
2. empty or foolish talk.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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