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

  Prattle \Prat"tle\, n.
     Trifling or childish tattle; empty talk; loquacity on trivial
     subjects; prate; babble.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Mere prattle, without practice.          --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prattle \Prat"tle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Prattled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Prattling.] [Freq. of prate.]
     To talk much and idly; to prate; hence, to talk lightly and
     artlessly, like a child; to utter child's talk.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prattle \Prat"tle\, v. t.
     To utter as prattle; to babble; as, to prattle treason.
     --Addison.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  prattle
      n 1: idle or foolish and irrelevant talk [syn: prate,
           prattle, idle talk, blether, chin music]
      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]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  152 Moby Thesaurus words for "prattle":
     absurdity, accents, amphigory, babble, babblement, babbling,
     balderdash, bavardage, be closeted with, bibble-babble, blab,
     blabber, blah-blah, blather, blathering, blether, blethers,
     blither, bombast, bull, bullshit, bunk, bunkum, cackle, caquet,
     caqueterie, chat, chatter, chattering, chitter-chatter, clack,
     claptrap, clatter, comment, conversation, coze, crap, discourse,
     dither, double-talk, drivel, drool, elocution, fiddle-faddle,
     fiddledeedee, flapdoodle, flummery, folderol, foolishness, fudge,
     fustian, gab, gabber, gabble, gabbling, galimatias, gam, gammon,
     garbage, gas, gibber, gibbering, gibberish, gibble-gabble, go on,
     gobbledygook, going on, gossip, guff, gush, haver, hocus-pocus,
     hogwash, hooey, hot air, humbug, idle talk, jabber, jabbering,
     jabberwocky, jargon, jaw, jawing, language, make conversation,
     maunder, maundering, mere talk, moonshine, mumbo jumbo,
     mumbo-jumbo, narrishkeit, natter, niaiserie, nonsense,
     nonsense talk, oral communication, pack of nonsense, palaver,
     palavering, parole, patter, piffle, poppycock, pour forth, prate,
     prating, prittle-prattle, ramble on, rant, rapping, rattle,
     rattle on, reel off, rigamarole, rigmarole, rodomontade, rot,
     rubbish, run on, skimble-skamble, speaking, speech, spout,
     spout off, stuff and nonsense, stultiloquence, swill, talk,
     talk away, talk nonsense, talk on, talkee-talkee, talking, tattle,
     tete-a-tete, tittle-tattle, trash, trumpery, twaddle, twattle,
     twiddle-twaddle, twitter, vapor, vaporing, visit, waffle, waffling,
     words, yak, yakkety-yak, yakking
  
  

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