Example sentences for: palaver

How can you use “palaver” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Given the nature of the publishing business today, it is probably not at all surprising to see another usage book (bearing in mind that the Fowler is being updated by Robert Burchfield), though, if you believe all the foregoing palaver, no one will ever refer to it.

  • I ask that you consider expanding the scope of your pleasant palaver, to the enrichment of us all.

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