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tr.v. fast-talked, fast-talk·ing, fast-talks Informal
To persuade, mislead, or obtain with a smooth line of talk: fast-talked him out of his money; fast-talked her way into the show.

fast′-talk′er n.


to persuade with clever or facile argument.
[1945–50, Amer.]
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