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noun as in patriotism

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I do know that there was a lot of flag waving on NBC in 2014, and it came at the cost of good stories like Bjørndalen's.

The family stood in front of a living backdrop of smiling, applauding, flag-waving supporters.

In 1995, I was thrust into the role of reluctant, flag-waving feminist and emotionally-focused artist/advocate.

Flag-waving crowds lining the streets cheered and broke into impromptu renditions of God Save The Queen as the monarch passed.

And in Israel, they are often the worst of flag-waving patriots, ugly, mean, and drunk with their power.

I saw a small flag waving from a window, and wishing to find out what sort of a Union man resided there, rang the bell.

Now look at the flag waving from the top of the staff yonder.

His eyes kept straying to the rioting, flag-waving grand-stands.

The Canadians are no more desirous of seeing England's flag waving over their lands than we are ourselves.

He did not pause till he came in sight of the old flag waving above the school.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flag-waving, such as: loyalty, nationalism, allegiance, chauvinism, and public spirit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.