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prattle

noun blather, gabble, nonsensical talk, twaddle, verbiage

prattle

verb babble, blather, chatter, gab, jabber, prate, prattle, talk nonsense
See also: jargon, speech
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Heaven alone can tell, with what vague hopes of duty, and affection; with what strange promptings of nature, intelligible to him as to a man of radiant mind and most enlarged capacity; with what dim memories of children he had played with when a child himself, who had prattled of their fathers, and of loving them, and being loved; with how many half-remembered, dreamy associations of his mother's grief and tears and widowhood; he watched and tended this man.
It was true that they prattled sweet little ideals and dear little moralities, but in spite of their prattle the dominant key of the life they lived was materialistic.
But, unlike the little stream, she danced and sparkled, and prattled airily along her course.
Mr Gove, if you remember, prattled on about the "smell of defeatism" within the education system in east County Durham, sweeping remarks which failed to add to the quality of the debate.
They prattled and babbled on about a load of nonsense and the invited audience didn't contribute much either.
Still, Becks was fascinating as he prattled on about his love for Lego.
One minister prattled about "unprecedented consultation" on Trident 2.