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 for dialogue
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dialogue \Di"a*logue\ (?; 115), n. [OE. dialogue, L. dialogus,
     fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to converse, dia` through + ? to speak: cf.
     F. dialogue. See Legend.]
     1. A conversation between two or more persons; particularly,
        a formal conservation in theatrical performances or in
        scholastic exercises.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A written composition in which two or more persons are
        represented as conversing or reasoning on some topic; as,
        the Dialogues of Plato.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dialogue \Di"a*logue\, v. i. [Cf. F. dialoguer.]
     To take part in a dialogue; to dialogize. [R.] --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dialogue \Di"a*logue\, v. t.
     To express as in dialogue. [R.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
           And dialogued for him what he would say. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dialogue
      n 1: a conversation between two persons [syn: dialogue,
           dialog, duologue]
      2: the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction [syn:
         dialogue, dialog]
      3: a literary composition in the form of a conversation between
         two people; "he has read Plato's Dialogues in the original
         Greek" [syn: dialogue, dialog]
      4: a discussion intended to produce an agreement; "the buyout
         negotiation lasted several days"; "they disagreed but kept an
         open dialogue"; "talks between Israelis and Palestinians"
         [syn: negotiation, dialogue, talks]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  142 Moby Thesaurus words for "dialogue":
     Grand Guignol, Passion play, Tom show, airing, analysis,
     antimasque, audience success, ballet, bomb, broadcast drama,
     bull session, burlesque show, buzz session, canvassing, charade,
     chat, chinfest, cliff hanger, closet drama, colloquium, colloquy,
     comedy drama, communication, confab, confabulation, conference,
     consideration, conversation, converse, critical success,
     daytime serial, debate, debating, deliberation, dialectic,
     discussion, documentary drama, drama, dramalogue, dramatic play,
     dramatic series, duodrama, duologue, epic theater, examination,
     exchange of views, experimental theater, extravaganza, failure,
     flop, forum, gasser, giveaway, happening, hit, hit show, huddle,
     improvisational drama, investigation, joint discussion,
     legitimate drama, logical analysis, logical discussion, masque,
     meeting, melodrama, minstrel show, miracle, miracle play,
     monodrama, monologue, morality, morality play, music drama,
     musical revue, mystery, mystery play, open discussion, open forum,
     opera, pageant, palaver, panel discussion, panel show, pantomime,
     parley, pastoral, pastoral drama, piece, play, playlet,
     problem play, psychodrama, question-and-answer session, quiz show,
     radio drama, rap, rap session, review, revue, seminar,
     sensational play, serial, show, sitcom, situation comedy, sketch,
     skit, soap, soap opera, sociodrama, spectacle, speech, stage play,
     stage show, straight drama, study, success, suspense drama,
     symposium, tableau, tableau vivant, talk, talk show, talkfest,
     teleplay, television drama, television play, tete-a-tete,
     theater of cruelty, total theater, town meeting, treatment,
     trialogue, variety show, vaudeville, vaudeville show, vehicle,
     ventilation, word-of-mouth success, words, work
  
  

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