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synonyms for lobbying

  • campaign for
  • persuade
  • politick
  • press
  • promote
  • push
  • request
  • solicit
  • sway
  • urge
  • advance
  • affect
  • alter
  • bill
  • billboard
  • boost
  • change
  • drum
  • further
  • hype
  • induce
  • influence
  • modify
  • pitch
  • plug
  • pressure
  • procure
  • sell
  • soft-soap
  • splash
  • spot
  • sweet-talk
  • thump
  • bring pressure to bear
  • build up
  • exert influence
  • hard sell
  • high pressure
  • make a pitch for
  • pull strings
  • put pressure on
  • sell on
  • soft-sell
  • solicit votes
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antonyms for lobbying

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • leave alone
  • pull
  • repress
  • suppress
  • continue
  • decrease
  • halt
  • hinder
  • keep
  • prevent
  • remain
  • stop
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How to use lobbying in a sentence

The repudiation of active politics did not carry with it a condemnation of legislative action or "lobbying."
A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
Both reiterated views which during two days of lobbying they had disseminated in Columbia "on all proper occasions."
THE DAY OF THE CONFEDERACYNATHANIEL W. STEPHENSON
I reckon I can show Banks something that beats lobbying and log-rolling for contracts.
THE CRUSADE OF THE EXCELSIORBRET HARTE
On Sunday there must have been considerable lobbying done, as can be seen by the vote taken on Monday.
HISTORY OF THE NEGRO RACE IN AMERICA FROM 1619 TO 1880. VOL 1GEORGE W. WILLIAMS
There was no lobbying, and, in fact, it was not necessary for me to go to Albany at all.
THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW VOL. IVARIOUS
Exemption from taxation and the lobbying necessary to maintain this special privilege infallibly defeat its alleged aims.
EXEMPTING THE CHURCHESJAMES F. MORTON. JR.
At Albany, in the interest of a great corporation, he was responsible for every job and bit of lobbying done in its behalf.
THE HONORABLE PETER STIRLING AND WHAT PEOPLE THOUGHT OF HIMPAUL LEICESTER FORD
There was no division into separate groups, foreshadowing the drift of opinions and of interests; for no lobbying was going on.
THE DELIGHT MAKERSADOLF BANDELIER
It subjects us to expedients, and to all of the evils of constant lobbying and legislation on the subject.
OCEAN STEAM NAVIGATION AND THE OCEAN POSTTHOMAS RAINEY
In this laboriously complete statement of objects, there is no such word as "lobby" or "lobbying."
THE GREAT AMERICAN FRAUDSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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