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garrulous

adjective babbling, chattering, chatty, communicative, declamatory, effusive, eloquent, gabby, glib, gossiping, gossipy, indiscreet, leaky, long-winded, prattling, talkative, tattling, verbose, wordy
See also: flatulent, loquacious, profuse, voluble
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At the very least, he refuses to resolve the crisis of motion, with the result of some garrulity of his own as he tries to explain the meter of "The Thorn": "It was necessary that the Poem, to be natural, should in reality move slowly, yet I hoped that, by the aid of the metre .
Punished by Juno for using her exceptional garrulity to distract the goddess while Zeus dallied with nymphs, Echo suffers an amputation of voice.
It is no accident that Legacy of Rage concludes its literary survey with a sympathetic reading of the work of an artist who offers the masculine ideal that Rosenberg himself admires: "the gentleness, the intellectuality, the commitment to justice, and the humorous garrulity that positively mark the Jewish male" (p.
But he had wit, intelligence, charm, extraordinary--sometimes excessive--capacities of self-dramatization and a preternatural self-confidence, his expressed thoughts unmarred by the self-doubt one might have expected of someone in his shoes, all articulated in what he called his "mannered garrulity.
Hecht's garrulity and contumacy guaranteed that he would not resist the call to battle at the Barbary Coast, but the extent of his passion exceeded the depth of his commitment.
Sanguineti's edition is characterized by extreme succinctness: this is very commendable indeed, and even refreshing when compared to the garrulity of most literature on Dante.
But her writing style displayed a brevity that made Hemingway's prose look like nattering garrulity.
The city itself provides enough subjects for conversation; let him confine his garrulity to these; and let him be aware that I shall be satisfied with the advice originating in camp.
sneered at the senatorial armchair warriors who presumed to advise him about subduing the Macedonians: "The city itself provides enough subjects for conversation; let him confine his garrulity to these; and let him be aware that I shall be satisfied with the advice originating in camp.
21) Ruth Evans writes about the ways in which the interactions of the Towneley play shape Mrs Noah into a comic warning' whose disobedience and garrulity affirmed the need for men to control rebellious women, and for women to control themselves'.
In the poetry of John Donne, Elizabeth Harvey sees a reflection of a contemporary assumption that the uterus (believed to have a life of its own) was the source of a woman's insatiable sexual drive and garrulity, and the combination of moist and cold humors added to her inventiveness and changeability, as well as her powers of memory (1992, 106).
Almost as popular with the young audience was Meshugana Dance, in which Feld captured the garrulity of klezmer music.