Synonyms for parleying

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

Top 10 synonyms for parleying Other synonyms for the word parleying

Définition of parleying

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 was severely blamed in the press for parleying with an outlaw.
  • Extract from : « The Hunted Outlaw » by Anonymous
  • It was past the hour of closing and the host was not in a humor for parleying.
  • Extract from : « Melomaniacs » by James Huneker
  • The ship was escorted into the city and the parleying began.
  • Extract from : « Islands of Space » by John W Campbell
  • After a good deal of parleying, I was told that it was because I was black.
  • Extract from : « My Bondage and My Freedom » by Frederick Douglass
  • He was soon in line with the front door—his man was parleying with a servant.
  • Extract from : « The Plum Tree » by David Graham Phillips
  • From him we learned that the Indians and some Spaniards had been parleying with our men all day.
  • Extract from : « Margaret Tudor » by Annie T. Colcock
  • With him there had been no parleying at the door as in Coxeter's own case.
  • Extract from : « Studies in love and in terror » by Marie Belloc Lowndes
  • He was shot by an Arab, while he was parleying with a Roman soldier.
  • Extract from : « For the Temple » by G. A. Henty
  • It seemed to him that he really ought to quit, and here he was parleying with himself.
  • Extract from : « Jennie Gerhardt » by Theodore Dreiser
  • After some parleying, about thirty of the natives crossed the river.
  • Extract from : « Celebrated Travels and Travellers » by Jules Verne

Antonyms for parleying

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