palaver

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palaver

noun babble, balderdash, blather, chatter, empty words, foolishness, gab, idle chatter, idle talk, mere chatter, nonsense, prattle, twaddle, words
See also: assembly, confer, conference, consult, council, speak, speech
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As to Christian or unchristian, I repudiate your canting palavering Christianity; and as to the way in which I spend my income, it is not my principle to maintain thieves and cheat offspring of their due inheritance in order to support religion and set myself up as a saintly Killjoy.
Then we'll drop him over without any palavering, unless our clerical-looking castaway has the burial service at sea by heart.