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synonyms for flag-waving

  • loyalty
  • nationalism
  • allegiance
  • chauvinism
  • public spirit
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How to use flag-waving in a sentence

His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Truly the flag of Britain was trailing in the mire, or these men would not have dared to address him in that fashion.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A white woman, Mrs. Henry Jacobi, who had been taken prisoner early in the month, crossed the plain holding a white flag.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The Cockalorum pondered over this for a moment, and then murmuring, "I prefer croquet," floundered away through the waving grass.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Don't you see him right behind that little man in yellow who is carrying a big blue flag?
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Thus shall we see the destinies of this country guided under the orange and red flag.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Haggard leant from the window, waving his hand; his wife gazed after the vanishing train, standing like Niobe, dissolved in tears.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A fearsome struggle would surge around that tower where the British flag was flying.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A white flag waved on the rampart, and the drums of the garrison beat the chamade.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
For some time after the white flag was hoisted there was street-fighting between the rebels and the loyals.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLAG-WAVING

  • allegiance
  • chauvinism
  • flag-waving
  • loyalty
  • nationalism
  • public spirit
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.