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conversationalist

[kon-ver-sey-shuh-nl-ist] /ˌkɒn vərˈseɪ ʃə nl ɪst/
noun
1.
a person who enjoys and contributes to good conversation; an interesting person in conversation.
Origin of conversationalist
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40; conversational + -ist
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conversationalist

/ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃənəlɪst/
noun
1.
a person who enjoys or excels in conversation
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