confabulate
[ kuhn-fab-yuh-leyt ]
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Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Early 17th century; Latin from Latin confabulat- ‘chatted together’, from the verb confabulari, from con- ‘together’ + fabulari (from fabula ‘fable’)
Synonyms
  • chat
  • chatter
  • chitchat
  • discuss
  • speak
  • talk
Antonyms
  • be quiet
  • listen
Definition
to converse informally; chat
Example
The group of girls stood in the corner of the room to confabulate about the boys at the party.
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