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synonyms for pork-barrel

  • back scratching
  • favors of office
  • logrolling
  • melon
  • patronage
  • payola
  • perks
  • perquisite
  • plum
  • political favor
  • pork
  • public crib
  • public till
  • public trough
  • spoils of office
  • taxpayer funds
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How to use pork-barrel in a sentence

One hundred to the right barrel—nothing left for the second barrel!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It wasn't any scruple of mercy, for Hicks was as cold-blooded a brute as ever glanced down a gun-barrel.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
A Laplander who cannot get Tobacco sucks chips of a barrel or pieces of anything else which has contained it.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
In the fall the barrel of his rifle had been so covered with dead leaves and dust that he could not take aim.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The second barrel was discharged with no better result, except that a splinter of its horn was knocked off.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The barrel of the Monitor swung and the hot steel barrel burned Delancy's arm.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Infection in man occurs from ingestion of insufficiently cooked pork, which contains encysted embryos.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Martha laughed, and rolling the big, barrel-churn upon its side was more than delighted to see it fall apart, useless.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
Trevithick invented and made a carbine with a short barrel of large bore, having a hollow frame-work stock.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Perhaps she doesnt care for pork and potatoes, my friend, laughed the lady, eyeing Mr. Chumley whimsically.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
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