Synonyms for parleyed

Grammar : Verb
Spell : pahr-lee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpɑr li

Top 10 synonyms for parleyed Other synonyms for the word parleyed

Définition of parleyed

Origin :
  • "conference, speech," especially with an enemy, mid-15c., from Middle French parlée, from fem. past participle of Old French parler "to speak" (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *paraulare, from Late Latin parabolare "to speak (in parables)," from parabola "speech, discourse," from Latin parabola "comparison" (see parable).
  • As in arbitrate : verb achieve settlement
  • As in negotiate : verb bargain, discuss
  • As in powwow : verb discuss
  • As in talk : verb produce words; inform
  • As in talk : verb discuss with another
  • As in commune : verb communicate, experience with another
  • As in confer : verb discuss, deliberate
  • As in converse : verb talk
  • As in huddle : verb meet, discuss
Example sentences :
  • He temporized and parleyed, but he thought again of Andros, and gave way.
  • Extract from : « The Siege of Boston » by Allen French
  • And to guard her better, I put an arm around her, while I parleyed with the sergeant.
  • Extract from : « Sir Ludar » by Talbot Baines Reed
  • She styled my attitude hypocritical, because I parleyed with the enemy.
  • Extract from : « A Romantic Young Lady » by Robert Grant
  • The portress and her keys returned again, and parleyed a moment.
  • Extract from : « The Caged Lion » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I have recognised the state of war, but I have parleyed with the enemy.
  • Extract from : « The Master of Warlock » by George Cary Eggleston
  • If he parleyed with her Helen might awake to his desperate attempt.
  • Extract from : « Kipps » by H. G. Wells
  • The constables and their watchmen kept them off at a distance and parleyed with them.
  • Extract from : « A Journal of the Plague Year » by Daniel Defoe
  • They parleyed no further at that time, but came all up to the barn, and with some difficulty got into it.
  • Extract from : « A Journal of the Plague Year » by Daniel Defoe
  • We parleyed with them for some time, till our boat at length touched the shore.
  • Extract from : « The Captive in Patagonia » by Benjamin Franklin Bourne
  • She stood at the kitchen door, and parleyed with Mrs. Mann and Flora.
  • Extract from : « Young Lucretia and Other Stories » by Mary E. Wilkins

Antonyms for parleyed

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