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Synonyms for prate

to talk rapidly, incoherently, or indistinctly

to talk volubly, persistently, and usually inconsequentially

incessant and usually inconsequential talk

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Meanwhile, the Northern Irish, serf-like, also count on money from somewhere else, and squabble over flags, emblems and the past, and prate about "freedom".
"I have worked all my life," they prate, bloated with the pompous sense of their own virtue.
Simply Homegrown: A Community Market Parking lot, Prate's Main Street Books, Clayton, GA Sat 9am-12pm, starts May 12th
May I remind him of St Matthew: vii: 3: "Why beholdest thou the mote in they bother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?" Another English immigrant who seems to share Lord Carey's views is the BNP's Nick Griffin, who also has the effrontery to prate of the effects of immigration, while he himself lives in Powys.
Don was a product of the prate radio era which began in those magical days of the swinging 60s with Radio Caroline and a host of other off-shore ships.
Mr Dewar said: "Those who prate on about the betrayal of our heartlands are wrong.
He scoffed at those who "prate" about the betrayal of Labour's heartlands.
He has an each-way chance but Prate Box looks the horse to beat.
However, Frazer Island is a different proposition - he beat subsequent winner Prate Box at Chepstow.
TRAVEL - HOLIDAY: Carol Smillie saddles up to explore the countryside of Portugal's Costa de Prate on horseback.
Not content with interfering in the contest for leader of the Conservatives (and therefore PM) in these islands he continues to prate on (or tweet!) about Theresa May's handling of negotiations to leave the EU and why she should have done what he told her to do.
"There were about 60 poems in the book and the very first one is a sonnet" I cannot cease to tune the poet's lyre Though babbling voices prate upon mine ear With chattering language,void of any cheer And call me vain to touch the golden wire!
Jerard; her children, Cindy (Cary) Livingston, Sandy (Gary) Hansen, Suzy (Rich) Starzec, Wendy Jerard, and Rick (Tracey Prate) Jerard; her grandchildren, Michael, Jacob (Jennifer), Nicholas, Gregory (Rachel), Christopher, Richard, Robert, Ryne, Kaitlyn and Dylan ; great-grandson, Brady; her siblings, James (Susan) Nunez and Linda (the late Tim) Bakalyar; brother-in-law, James "Chick" Vani; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Rashid further said that prate about the judiciary becoming a party was an attempt to harm and escape the accountability process.