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Word Power Chapter 006
Talking about Talking: Words about Words
adj.-brief and to the point (speaking like a Spartan)
adj.-habitually reserved and uncommunicative
adj.-of or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them; also said of words
adj.-concise and full of meaning
adj.-briefly giving the gist of something, derived from "belted"
adj.-brief and to the point, derived from "cleansed"
adj.-full of trivial conversation
v.-to speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
n.-idle or foolish and irrelevant talk
adj.-wordy, having only superficial plausibility
adj.-tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length
v.i.-wander aimlessly in speech