conversationalist

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conversationalist

[kon-ver-sey-shuh-nl-ist]
noun
a person who enjoys and contributes to good conversation; an interesting person in conversation.

Origin:
1830–40; conversational + -ist

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conversationalist or conversationist (ˌkɒnvəˈseɪʃənəlɪst)
 
n
a person who enjoys or excels in conversation
 
conversationist or conversationist
 
n

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Example sentences
Lisping, stuttering and effete, he was considered a fine conversationalist and
  companion.
But even as winning a conversationalist as he cannot carry the ball forever,
  and there came a lull.
He was not much of a conversationalist and enjoyed watching human interactions
  as much as participating in them.
He is a ready conversationalist, and speaks six languages quite fluently.
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