parley

parley
Synonyms and related words:
admonition, advice, advise with, advising, advocacy, audience, bargain, bargaining, bargaining session, briefing, call in, calumet, caution, caveat, collogue, colloquium, colloquy, compare notes, conclave, confab, confabulation, confer, confer with, conference, confrontation, congress, consult, consult with, consultation, convention, council, council fire, council of war, counsel, deal, deliberate, deliberation, dialogue, direction, discuss, discuss with, discussion, downing of arms, empty hands, exchange observations, exchange of views, exchange views, exhortation, expostulation, eyeball-to-eyeball encounter, flag of truce, guidance, hand of friendship, have conversations, high-level talk, hold conference, hortation, huddle, idea, instruction, interchange of views, interview, meeting, monition, negotiate, negotiations, news conference, offer of parley, olive branch, opinion, outstretched hand, palaver, peace feelers, peace offer, peace offering, peace pipe, pipe of peace, pourparler, powwow, press conference, propitiatory gift, proposal, put heads together, reason with, recommendation, refer to, remonstrance, seance, session, sit down together, sit down with, sitting, suggestion, summit, summit conference, summitry, take counsel, take up with, talk over, talks, thought, truce flag, warning, white flag

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