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EtymologyEdit

заговори́ть (zagovorítʹ) +‎ -ивать (-ivatʹ)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [zəɡɐˈvarʲɪvətʲ]

VerbEdit

загова́ривать (zagovárivatʹimpf (perfective заговори́ть)

  1. to begin to talk
  2. to tire (someone) with one's talk, to talk someone's ear off
  3. to exorcise, to cast a spell
    загова́ривать зу́быzagovárivatʹ zúbyto get round, to distract (someone) purposely by talking, to fool (someone) with fine words, to fool (someone) with smooth talk

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