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A.Word.A.Day--garrulous

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garrulous (GAR-uh-luhs, GAR-yuh-) adjective

1. Given to excessive and often trivial or rambling talk; tiresomely talkative.

2. Wordy and rambling.

[From Latin garrulus, from garrire, to chatter.]

"Hoeg, as the garrulous, intrusive narrator, has a gleeful time disorienting his characters." Brigitte Frase, Four Hundred Seventy Years of Solitude, Newsday, 15 Oct 1995.

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The mind cannot long act the role of the heart. -Francois de la Rochefoucauld


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