Thesaurus / filibustering
See definition of filibustering on Dictionary.com
other words for filibustering
- put off
- 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
antonyms of filibustering
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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 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.
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