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noun as in stand

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Check out this 2003 clip in which this soft-spoken Jewish pischer was transformed into Elmer Gantry.

At first Lear thought of making a feature film satirizing Swaggart and his ilk—sort of an updated Elmer Gantry.

Palin is a beauty-queen Elmer Gantry, outdoing Stephen Colbert in cheesy, braying nationalism.

Creeping along behind the string of coal cars I came presently to the great gantry crane used for unloading the fuel.

Rick looked through the glass ports and saw the gantry crane being wheeled away.

A yell would stop Dr. Bernais, and the gantry would be wheeled back into place.

Before entering, our attention is arrested by a huge gantry crane, borne by two columns which travel on rails.

Gantry's own boyhood was not so deeply buried in the past as to make him forgetful of its joys and sorrows.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gantry, such as: booth, platform, support, table, board, and bracket.

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