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filibustering

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  • as install
  • as intarry
  • as instonewall
  • as indelay

synonyms for filibustering

  • halt
  • hamper
  • hinder
  • interrupt
  • postpone
  • put off
  • slow
  • stay
  • stop
  • suspend
  • arrest
  • brake
  • check
  • die
  • equivocate
  • fence
  • filibuster
  • hedge
  • prevaricate
  • quibble
  • stand
  • still
  • stonewall
  • tarry
  • temporize
  • avoid the issue
  • beat around the bush
  • drag one's feet
  • hold off
  • not move
  • play for time
  • shut down
  • slow down
  • stand off
  • stand still
  • take one's time
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antonyms for filibustering

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • carry out
  • continue
  • do
  • encourage
  • expedite
  • forward
  • help
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • further
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    How to use filibustering in a sentence

    The filibustering expedition set out in three small ships on the 28th of September.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    He was one of the crew of the filibustering vessel Virginius, and was captured and shot along with the others.
    THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
    The first word of his death had come in his own letter, brought across on a filibustering steamer and wired on from Jacksonville.
    LETTERS FROM A SELF-MADE MERCHANT TO HIS SONGEORGE HORACE LORIMER
    Afterward came Commodore Aury, with one hundred and fifty men, on a filibustering expedition, and overpowered the Spanish troops.
    PETALS PLUCKED FROM SUNNY CLIMESSYLVIA SUNSHINE
    He organized a filibustering expedition to wrest from the natives their beautiful island.
    HERNANDO CORTEZJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
    It is known that a number of filibustering expeditions have landed, and the Cubans feel very much elated.
    THE GREAT ROUND WORLD AND WHAT IS GOING ON IN IT, VOL. 2, NO. 11, MARCH 17, 1898VARIOUS
    The period at which our story happens was a happy time for desperate enterprises and filibustering expeditions.
    THE GOLD-SEEKERSGUSTAVE AIMARD
    It wouldnt matter a straw if it were an ordinary filibustering business.
    THE HALF-HEARTEDJOHN BUCHAN
    Consequently, the campaign to be noticed partook more strongly of filibustering than any of the preceding raids already described.
    TI-PING TIEN-KWOHLIN-LE
    But Dartmouth men and Dartmouth ships were never idle, nor were they always engaged upon mere filibustering expeditions.
    FROM THE NORTH FORELAND TO PENZANCECLIVE HOLLAND
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