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- 1. confabulate, fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent
- usage: unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
- 2. chew the fat, shoot the breeze, chat, confabulate, confab, chitchat, chit-chat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip, jaw, claver, visit, converse, discourse
- usage: talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
- 3. confer, confabulate, confab, consult, hash out, discuss, talk over
- usage: have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action"
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