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driv·el / ˈdrivəl/ • n. silly nonsense: don't talk such drivel! • v. (driv·eled , driv·el·ing ; Brit. driv·elled, driv·el·ling) [intr.] 1. talk nonsense: he was driveling on about the glory days. 2. archaic let saliva or mucus flow from the mouth or nose; dribble. DERIVATIVES: driv·el·er (Brit. driv·el·ler) n.

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drivel dribble, slaver; talk foolishly. XIV. ME. drevele, dryuele, repr. OE. dreflian (in prp. glossing medL. reumaticus rheumy); perh. rel. to DRAFF; see -LE 2.

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drivel •Ethel • lethal • brothel • betrothal •Cavell, cavil, gavel, gravel, ravel, travel •Havel, larval, marvel, Marvell, rondavel •bedevil, bevel, devil, dishevel, kevel, level, revel, split-level •daredevil • she-devil • eye level •naval, navel •coeval, evil, Khedival, medieval, primeval, retrieval, shrieval, upheaval •civil, drivel, shrivel, snivel, swivel •carnival • Percival • perspectival •festival • aestival (US estival) •adjectival, arrival, deprival, genitival, imperatival, infinitival, outrival, relatival, revival, rival, substantival, survival •archival •grovel, hovel, novel •oval •approval, removal •Lovell, shovel •interval • serval • narwhal •coequal, equal, prequel, sequel •bilingual, lingual, monolingual, multilingual •rorqual • Hywel •Daniel, spaniel

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