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 for confab
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Confab \Con"fab\, n. [Contr. from confabulation.]
     Familiar talk or conversation. [Colloq.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an informal conversation [syn: chat, confab,
           confabulation, schmooze, schmoose]
      v 1: talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the
           men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze" [syn:
           chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate,
           confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer,
           natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit]
      2: have a conference in order to talk something over; "We
         conferred about a plan of action" [syn: confer,
         confabulate, confab, consult]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  49 Moby Thesaurus words for "confab":
     advise, audience, bargaining, bargaining session, bull session,
     chinfest, collogue, conclave, confabulate, confabulation,
     conference, confrontation, congress, consult, consultation,
     convention, council, council fire, council of war, dialogue,
     discussion, duologue, exchange of views,
     eyeball-to-eyeball encounter, high-level talk, huddle,
     interchange of views, interview, meeting, negotiations,
     news conference, palaver, parley, pourparler, powwow,
     press conference, question-and-answer session, seance, session,
     sitting, speech, summit, summit conference, summitry, talk,
     talkfest, treat, trialogue, words

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