Example sentences for: palaver

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  • After weeks of televised palaver, the legal division of the Flytrap commentariat has given up: In determining grounds for impeachment, the Constitution just isn't much help.

  • Today's palaver palette offers Frank Rich excoriating Beltway pundits, Gene McCarthy arguing that special prosecutors are inherently anti-democratic, Maureen Dowd mitigating the presidential prurience with a sexual ineptness defense and an Alabama reporter's discussing what a nice scandal break folks down his way got by being clobbered by Hurricane Georges.

  • Again, we have some silly palaver assuring us that Levinthal is aware that these items depict stereotyped images of blacks--as though we suspected that he endorsed them, or thought they were realistic.

  • McGreevey's in his shirtsleeves, not in Armani; he's looking us in the eye, not giving us the back of his head (and his policy) while playing to the crowd; he speaks our language--even if it sounds formulaic ("we need to change our priorities"), it isn't Whitman's mechanical palaver.

  • While there was plenty of time on the weekend shows to palaver about Hillary Clinton's emerging child-care initiative (and her 50 th birthday), the Asian stock-market crash, and the reform of the IRS, the shows were silent about the Million Woman March.

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