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Word: prattle

Definition: talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate


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::: senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
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::: putrefy - make or become putrid; N. putrefaction
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::: counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system