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confabulation [kuhn-fab-yuh-ley-shuhn]
noun

1. the act of confabulating; conversation; discussion.
2. Psychiatry. the replacement of a gap in a person's memory by a falsification that he or she believes to be true.

1. an informal conversation

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/confabulation

"I don't know what the big deal is," said Ray to his girlfriend when she saw him talking with his ex. "We were only sharing a small confabulation. It was nothing more than small talk!"


I wish I knew a way to use the second meaning in a sentence, but I don't quite understand it, so I'm not going to even try to butcher it. I just thought this word sounded spectacular!
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