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parley (Also parleys, parleyed, parleying) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to parley

diplomacy

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomatic negotiations.
  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    finesse; delicacy; discreetness.

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dicker

  • verb negotiate the terms of an exchange
    bargain.
    • We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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horse_trading

  • noun the swapping of horses (accompanied by much bargaining)
    horse trade.
  • noun negotiation accompanied by mutual concessions and shrewd bargaining

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renegotiate

  • verb negociate anew
    renegociate.
    • The two warring parties will have to renegociate
  • verb revise the terms of in order to limit or regain excess profits gained by the contractor
    renegociate.
    • We renegociated our old mortgage now that the interest rates have come down

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talks

  • noun a discussion intended to produce an agreement
    negotiation; dialogue.
    • the buyout negotiation lasted several days
    • they disagreed but kept an open dialogue
    • talks between Israelis and Palestinians
  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking; talk.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here

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horse-trade

  • verb negotiate with much give and take

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holdout

  • noun a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms
    • their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks
  • noun a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal

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parlay

  • noun a series of wagers in which the winnings from one wager are used as a stake for the subsequent wagers
  • verb stake winnings from one bet on a subsequent wager
    double up.

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shuttle_diplomacy

  • noun international negotiations conducted by a mediator who frequently flies back and forth between the negotiating parties
    • Kissinger's shuttle diplomacy in the Middle East

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conjugation

  • noun the state of being joined together
    colligation; conjunction; junction.
  • noun the inflection of verbs

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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government

  • noun the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
    authorities; regime.
    • the government reduced taxes
    • the matter was referred to higher authorities
  • noun the act of governing; exercising authority
    administration; government activity; governance; governing.
    • regulations for the governing of state prisons
    • he had considerable experience of government

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dollar

  • noun the basic monetary unit in many countries; equal to 100 cents
  • noun a piece of paper money worth one dollar
    dollar bill; clam; one dollar bill; buck.

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power_politics

  • noun diplomacy in which the nations threaten to use force in order to obtain their objectives
    gunboat diplomacy.

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verb

  • noun the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
  • noun a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence

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parlance

  • noun a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
    idiom.

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wrangle

  • noun an angry dispute
    run-in; dustup; words; quarrel; row.
    • they had a quarrel
    • they had words
  • noun an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    wrangling; haggling; haggle.

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enemy

  • noun an opposing military force
    • the enemy attacked at dawn
  • noun an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
    foeman; opposition; foe.
    • a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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collective

  • noun members of a cooperative enterprise
  • adjective satellite done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
    corporate.
    • a joint identity
    • the collective mind
    • the corporate good

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julius

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plea_bargaining

  • noun (criminal law) a negotiation in which the defendant agrees to enter a plea of guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor agrees to drop a more serious charge
    plea bargain.
    • his admission was part of a plea bargain with the prosecutor
    • plea bargaining helps to stop the courts becoming congested

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conciliation

  • noun the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled
    • there was a brief period of conciliation but the fighting soon resumed
  • noun any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration

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negotiator

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    treater; negotiant.

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trading

  • noun buying or selling securities or commodities
  • verb engage in the trade of
    merchandise; trade.
    • he is merchandising telephone sets

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recognition

  • noun the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
    acknowledgment; acknowledgement.
    • the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work
    • she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own
  • noun the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering
    identification.
    • a politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces
    • experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer

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strategic_arms_limitation_talks

  • noun negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons
    SALT.

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parley

  • noun a negotiation between enemies
  • verb discuss, as between enemies

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parliamentum

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imparl

To hold discourse; to parley. Obs. Sir. T. North.

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shakespeare

  • noun English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
    Bard of Avon; William Shakspere; Shakspere; William Shakespeare.

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plea_bargain

  • noun (criminal law) a negotiation in which the defendant agrees to enter a plea of guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor agrees to drop a more serious charge
    plea bargaining.
    • his admission was part of a plea bargain with the prosecutor
    • plea bargaining helps to stop the courts becoming congested

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haggling

  • noun an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    wrangling; haggle; wrangle.
  • verb wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
    chaffer; higgle; haggle; huckster.
    • Let's not haggle over a few dollars

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palaver

  • noun flattery intended to persuade
    cajolery; blandishment.
  • noun loud and confused and empty talk
    rhetoric; empty talk; empty words; hot air.
    • mere rhetoric

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europe

  • noun the 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles
  • noun an international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation among its members
    European Community; EC; European Economic Community; Common Market; EU; European Union; EEC.
    • he tried to take Britain into the Europen Union

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conference

  • noun a prearranged meeting for consultation or exchange of information or discussion (especially one with a formal agenda)
  • noun an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
    league.

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terms

  • noun status with respect to the relations between people or groups
    footing.
    • on good terms with her in-laws
    • on a friendly footing
  • noun the amount of money needed to purchase something
    price; damage.
    • the price of gasoline
    • he got his new car on excellent terms
    • how much is the damage?

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liaise

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; intermediate; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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power

  • noun possession of controlling influence
    powerfulness.
    • the deterrent power of nuclear weapons
    • the power of his love saved her
    • his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade
  • noun (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second)

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wrangling

  • noun an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    haggling; haggle; wrangle.
  • verb to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively
    brawl; wrangle.
    • The bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street

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broker

  • noun a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission
    agent; factor.
  • verb act as a broker

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expansion

  • noun the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope
    enlargement.
  • noun a function expressed as a sum or product of terms
    • the expansion of (a+b)^2 is a^2 + 2ab + b^2

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negotiate

  • verb discuss the terms of an arrangement
    talk terms; negociate.
    • They negotiated the sale of the house
  • verb succeed in passing through, around, or over
    negociate.
    • The hiker negociated the high mountain pass

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umpirage

  • noun mediation by an umpire
  • noun the act of umpiring
    officiation; refereeing; officiating.
    • the officiating was excellent

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formation

  • noun an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit
    • a defensive formation
    • a formation of planes
  • noun the act of fabricating something in a particular shape
    shaping.

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plea

  • noun a humble request for help from someone in authority
    supplication.
  • noun (law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer)

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intermediate

  • noun a substance formed during a chemical process before the desired product is obtained
  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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tragedy

  • noun an event resulting in great loss and misfortune
    calamity; cataclysm; catastrophe; disaster.
    • the whole city was affected by the irremediable calamity
    • the earthquake was a disaster
  • noun drama in which the protagonist is overcome by some superior force or circumstance; excites terror or pity

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similar

  • adjective marked by correspondence or resemblance
    • similar food at similar prices
    • problems similar to mine
    • they wore similar coats
  • adjective having the same or similar characteristics
    alike; like.
    • all politicians are alike
    • they looked utterly alike
    • friends are generally alike in background and taste

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parley

  • noun a negotiation between enemies
  • verb discuss, as between enemies

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shipping

  • noun the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
    transportation; transport.
  • noun conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
    merchant vessels; merchant marine; cargo ships.

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retainer

  • noun a fee charged in advance to retain the services of someone
    consideration.
  • noun a person working in the service of another (especially in the household)
    servant.

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context

  • noun discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation
    linguistic context; context of use.
  • noun the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
    setting; circumstance.
    • the historical context

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negotiation

  • noun a discussion intended to produce an agreement
    talks; dialogue.
    • the buyout negotiation lasted several days
    • they disagreed but kept an open dialogue
    • talks between Israelis and Palestinians
  • noun the activity or business of negotiating an agreement; coming to terms

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bargaining

  • noun the negotiation of the terms of a transaction or agreement
  • verb negotiate the terms of an exchange
    dicker; bargain.
    • We bargained for a beautiful rug in the bazaar

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follower

  • noun a person who accepts the leadership of another
  • noun someone who travels behind or pursues another

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arbitration

  • noun (law) the hearing and determination of a dispute by an impartial referee agreed to by both parties (often used to settle disputes between labor and management)
  • noun the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment
    arbitrament; arbitrement.
    • they submitted their disagreement to arbitration

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horse

  • noun solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
    Equus caballus.
  • noun a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
    gymnastic horse.

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parlez

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army

  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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haggle

  • noun an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)
    wrangling; haggling; wrangle.
  • verb wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)
    chaffer; higgle; huckster.
    • Let's not haggle over a few dollars

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mediate

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    intermediate; liaise; intercede; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement
  • verb occupy an intermediate or middle position or form a connecting link or stage between two others
    • mediate between the old and the new

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collective_bargaining

  • noun negotiation between an employer and trade union

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treat

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    goody; kickshaw; delicacy; dainty.
  • noun an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight

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meeting

  • noun a formally arranged gathering
    group meeting.
    • next year the meeting will be in Chicago
    • the meeting elected a chairperson
  • noun a small informal social gathering
    get together.
    • there was an informal meeting in my living room

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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dialogue

  • noun a conversation between two persons
    duologue; dialog.
  • noun the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
    dialog.

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parliament

  • noun a legislative assembly in certain countries
  • noun a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards
    sevens; fantan.

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negotiant

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    negotiator; treater.

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attacker

  • noun someone who attacks
    assailant; aggressor; assaulter.

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flag

  • noun emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
  • noun a listing printed in all issues of a newspaper or magazine (usually on the editorial page) that gives the name of the publication and the names of the editorial staff, etc.
    masthead.

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parle

To talk; to converse; to parley. Obs. Shak.
Finding himself too weak, began to parle. Milton.

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king

  • noun a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
    male monarch; Rex.
  • noun a competitor who holds a preeminent position
    world-beater; queen.

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dollar_diplomacy

  • noun diplomacy influenced by economic considerations

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salt

  • noun a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
  • noun white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
    common salt; table salt.

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treater

  • noun someone who negotiates (confers with others in order to reach a settlement)
    negotiator; negotiant.

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diplomatic

  • adjective relating to or characteristic of diplomacy
    • diplomatic immunity
  • adjective using or marked by tact in dealing with sensitive matters or people
    diplomatical.
    • the hostess averted a confrontation with a diplomatic chenage of subject

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bargain

  • noun an agreement between parties (usually arrived at after discussion) fixing obligations of each
    deal.
    • he made a bargain with the devil
    • he rose to prominence through a series of shady deals
  • noun an advantageous purchase
    buy; steal.
    • she got a bargain at the auction
    • the stock was a real buy at that price

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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negociate

  • verb be successful; achieve a goal
    manage; bring off; carry off; pull off.
    • She succeeded in persuading us all
    • I managed to carry the box upstairs
    • She pulled it off, even though we never thought her capable of it
    • The pianist negociated the difficult runs
  • verb sell or discount
    • negociate securities

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talk_terms

  • verb discuss the terms of an arrangement
    negociate; negotiate.
    • They negotiated the sale of the house

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antony

  • noun Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC)
    Marcus Antonius; Mark Antony; Antonius; Anthony; Mark Anthony.

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root

  • noun (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground
  • noun the place where something begins, where it springs into being
    origin; beginning; rootage; source.
    • the Italian beginning of the Renaissance
    • Jupiter was the origin of the radiation
    • Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River
    • communism's Russian root

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parley

  • noun a negotiation between enemies
  • verb discuss, as between enemies

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gunboat_diplomacy

  • noun diplomacy in which the nations threaten to use force in order to obtain their objectives
    power politics.

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respective

  • adjective satellite considered individually
    several; various.
    • the respective club members
    • specialists in their several fields
    • the various reports all agreed

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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middle

  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; eye; center; centre.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm
  • noun an intermediate part or section
    • A whole is that which has beginning, middle, and end"- Aristotle

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diplomatic_negotiations

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomacy.

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politics

  • noun social relations involving intrigue to gain authority or power
    political relation.
    • office politics is often counterproductive
  • noun the study of government of states and other political units
    government; political science.

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ship

  • noun a vessel that carries passengers or freight
  • verb transport commercially
    send; transport.

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black_flag

  • noun a flag usually bearing a white skull and crossbones on a black background; indicates a pirate ship
    Jolly Roger; blackjack; pirate flag.

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diplomatist

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomat.

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negotiation

  • noun a discussion intended to produce an agreement
    talks; dialogue.
    • the buyout negotiation lasted several days
    • they disagreed but kept an open dialogue
    • talks between Israelis and Palestinians
  • noun the activity or business of negotiating an agreement; coming to terms

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diplomat

  • noun an official engaged in international negotiations
    diplomatist.
  • noun a person who deals tactfully with others

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discussion

  • noun an extended communication (often interactive) dealing with some particular topic
    treatment; discourse.
    • the book contains an excellent discussion of modal logic
    • his treatment of the race question is badly biased
  • noun an exchange of views on some topic
    word; give-and-take.
    • we had a good discussion
    • we had a word or two about it

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caesar

A Roman emperor, as being the successor of Augustus Cæsar. Hence, a kaiser, or emperor of Germany, or any emperor or powerful ruler. See Kaiser, Kesar.
Malborough anticipated the day when he would be servilely flattered and courted by Cæsar on one side and by Louis the Great on the other. Macaulay.

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shuttle

  • noun badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
    shuttlecock; bird; birdie.
  • noun public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points

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monarch

  • noun a nation's ruler or head of state usually by hereditary right
    crowned head; sovereign.
  • noun large migratory American butterfly having deep orange wings with black and white markings; the larvae feed on milkweed
    milkweed butterfly; monarch butterfly; Danaus plexippus.

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julius_caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Caesar; Gaius Julius Caesar.

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symbol

  • noun an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance
  • noun something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
    symbolization; symbolic representation; symbolisation.
    • the eagle is a symbol of the United States

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parley

  • noun a negotiation between enemies
  • verb discuss, as between enemies

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william

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chamade

(Mil.) A signal made for a parley by beat of a drum.
They beat the chamade, and sent us carte blanche. Addison.

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brutus

  • noun statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)
    Marcus Junius Brutus.

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gunboat

  • noun a small shallow-draft boat carrying mounted guns; used by costal patrols

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intercede

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; intermediate; liaise; arbitrate.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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age

  • noun how long something has existed
    • it was replaced because of its age
  • noun an era of history having some distinctive feature
    historic period.
    • we live in a litigious age

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mediation

  • noun a negotiation to resolve differences that is conducted by some impartial party
  • noun the act of intervening for the purpose of bringing about a settlement
    intermediation.

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arbitrate

  • verb act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
    mediate; intermediate; liaise; intercede.
    • He interceded in the family dispute
    • He mediated a settlement

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renegociate

  • verb negociate anew
    renegotiate.
    • The two warring parties will have to renegociate
  • verb revise the terms of in order to limit or regain excess profits gained by the contractor
    renegotiate.
    • We renegociated our old mortgage now that the interest rates have come down

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chief

  • noun a person who is in charge
    head; top dog.
    • the head of the whole operation
  • noun a person who exercises control over workers
    foreman; gaffer; honcho; boss.
    • if you want to leave early you have to ask the foreman

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william_shakespeare

  • noun English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
    Bard of Avon; William Shakspere; Shakspere; Shakespeare.

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truce

  • noun a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms
    cease-fire; armistice.

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talk

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • noun discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

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