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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 .
His garrulity made freedom of speech not only an ideal but also a necessity.
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.
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.
His discursive style has been likened to that of Bernard Shaw, 'taking us into unexpected places, proceeding in kangaroo hops, sometimes affecting garrulity, never for a moment losing his mastery of broadcast conversation.
Garrulity is a feeble word to describe what I encountered in Dail Eireann.
In The Cuckoo and the Nightingale, the popingay, or parrot (222) is glossed as a lecherous bird; but in bestiary tradition from Pliny onwards, this bird is known for its garrulity, an association much more appropriate for the context.
His garrulity and his good humor have made him a popular after-dinner speaker.
70) As Declan Kiberd has argued, it is in Shakespeare's 'rudimentary portrait' of Captain Macmorris that one can 'find those traits of garrulity, pugnacity and a rather unfocused ethnic pride which would later signalize the stage Irishman--along with a faintly patronizing amusement on the part of the portraitist that the Irish should be touchy on the questions of identity'.