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

  Piffle \Pif"fle\, n.
     Act of piffling; trifling talk or action; piddling; twaddle.
     [Dial. or Slang] "Futile piffle." --Kipling.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Piffle \Pif"fle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Piffled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Piffling.]
     To be sequeamish or delicate; hence, to act or talk
     triflingly or ineffectively; to talk nonsense or about
     trivial matters; to twaddle; piddle. [Dial. or Slang]
  
     Syn: chatter, palaver, prate, tittle-tattle, twaddle, clack,
          maunder, prattle, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble.
          [Webster 1913 Suppl. + WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. To act in a trivial or ineffective way.
        [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  piffle
      n 1: trivial nonsense [syn: balderdash, fiddle-faddle,
           piffle]
      v 1: speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
           [syn: chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle-
           tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab,
           gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble]
      2: act in a trivial or ineffective way

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  47 Moby Thesaurus words for "piffle":
     babble, balderdash, baloney, bilge, blabber, blah, blah-blah,
     blather, blatherskite, bop, bosh, bull, bullshit, bunk, bunkum,
     crap, drivel, drool, flapdoodle, gabble, gas, gibber,
     gibble-gabble, guff, gup, hogwash, hokum, hooey, hot air, jabber,
     malarkey, moonshine, poppycock, prate, prattle, rattle, rot, scat,
     shit, talk nonsense, tommyrot, tripe, twaddle, twattle, vapor,
     waffle, wind
  
  

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