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garrulous

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Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas.
George Eliot
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] garrulus (talkative), form of garrīre (to chatter).

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  1. Excessively or tiresomely talkative.
    • 1984, "A Modern Whitman," by James Atlas. The Atlantic, Dec 1984.
      Crammed with gossip, anecdotes, and confessions . . ., his garrulous, untidy narratives read like a good novel.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Excessively wordy and rambling.

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