prattling


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Related to prattling: rambled, gabbling, engages
See: loquacious
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It is inscribed with "Leap from thy cavern'd mossy bed, Hither thy prattling waters bring, Blandusia's muse shall crown thy head, And make thee to a sacred spring".
Mr Miliband should have realised that by now and stopped prattling about an entity which does not, and cannot, exist.
MRS J Gascoigne (Letters, September 28) continues the seemingly endless prattling about class and snobbery.
With the economy going to the dogs haven't they all got better things to do than spend the week prattling on about nothing?
If you don't have a hangover when you tune in you are guaranteed to have one after listening to him prattling on endlessly about his first love...himself.
Anyway, if the whole intention of sending people to jail is to punish them, wouldn't it be a better idea to force them to listen to presenter Jonathan Ross, fresh from his suspension, prattling away 24/7?
Instead of listening to them prattling on, let's see more of the action on the grass.
Each dancer rocked in angry lunges, arms prattling off various semaphores or lashing out from a spiraling torso.
Waving a red card, prattling on about 'zero tolerance' and trying to erase the world's oldest industry.
Just as metaphor engages the imagination and the senses more fully than does literal reference, the various approaches to sound featured in the show disclosed the nature and experience of the auditory more ably than do most bona fide sound-art shows with their stark rooms and prattling speakers.
On the latter count, there was James Cameron accepting the org's Vanguard Award, then prattling on about tech innovations.
We're used to the likes of Milosevic prattling on about the Turkish siege of Vienna.