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synonyms for obstructionist

  • activist
  • conscientious objector
  • demonstrator
  • dissenter
  • objector
  • protester
  • rebel
  • revolutionary
  • separatist
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How to use obstructionist in a sentence

The absence of Sinema is almost metaphorical as she has become the target of ire for progressives who view her as an obstructionist to their agenda in the Senate.
HOW DO YOU SOLVE THE KYRSTEN SINEMA PROBLEM?CHRIS JOHNSONJUNE 30, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
By lowering the costs of obstruction, the rule change gave birth to the “silent” filibuster, laying bare the obstructionist tactic for what it is.
HISTORY REVEALS THAT GETTING RID OF THE FILIBUSTER IS THE ONLY OPTIONNANCY YOUNGMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If Democrats are getting small businesses and families things that they need and Republicans are obstructionists, I think that Democrats could buck the historical trend.
DEMOCRATS WIN UNIFIED — IF NARROW — CONTROL OF WASHINGTON ON A VIOLENT DAYMICHAEL SCHERERJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It promotes irrational, obstructionist politics and increases the divide between Americans.
TOO MANY AMERICANS BELIEVE UTTER RUBBISHJENNIFER RUBINDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And you, sir, have lived an unimaginative obstructionist and never can hope now to emerge from it.
THE POISON BELTARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Sykes had been an obstructionist in the legislature during the war.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
This one was very pretty, but an obstructionist nevertheless.
MRS. DORRIMAN, VOLUME 2 OF 3JULIE BOSVILLE CHETWYND
Viewed from the standpoint of the populace, he was a selfish, cross-grained old obstructionist.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
During the Melbourne administration from 1835 to 1841 he figured conspicuously as an obstructionist in the House of Lords.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
With all his faults and virtues the Arab of to-day is not a great offender; he is only an obstructionist.
IN THE LAND OF MOSQUES & MINARETSFRANCIS MILTOUN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OBSTRUCTIONIST

  • agitator
  • boycotter
  • disrupter
  • dissenter
  • marcher
  • objector
  • obstructionist
  • picketer
  • radical
  • revolter
  • revolutionary
  • rioter
  • striker
  • troublemaker
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.