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synonyms for telegram

  • summons
  • telegraph
  • buzzer
  • cable
  • cablegram
  • call
  • flash
  • radiogram
  • report
  • signal
  • telex
  • wire
  • coded message
  • telegraphic message
  • teletype
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How to use telegram in a sentence

She talked her father into sending a telegram asking if everything was all right.
HOW HANS BERGER’S QUEST FOR TELEPATHY SPURRED MODERN BRAIN SCIENCELAURA SANDERSJULY 6, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The telegram Orlowski’s parents received erroneously notified them of their son’s death, something Evans says deeply upset the family.
EIGHT WOMEN’S NAMES ARE AMONG THE THOUSANDS ON THE VIETNAM MEMORIAL WALL. HERE’S WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THEMFRANCINE UENUMAMAY 27, 2021TIME
The most shocking discovery was that these telegrams originated from the Democratic Party headquarters at 15 Gramercy Park, New York — which also happened to be Tilden’s home address.
TED CRUZ’S PROPOSED ELECTION COMMISSION CAN ONLY HURT THE COUNTRYSTUART MACKAYJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Roughly 750 of these telegrams found their way into the hands of Whitelaw Reid, the Tribune’s editor.
TED CRUZ’S PROPOSED ELECTION COMMISSION CAN ONLY HURT THE COUNTRYSTUART MACKAYJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The modern US presidential concession call, in which the losing candidate reaches out to the winner to say “Hey, it’s yours, good luck,” started in 1896, when William Jennings Bryan sent William McKinley a well-wishing telegram.
WHAT HAPPENS IF A PRESIDENT REFUSES TO CONCEDE?KIRA BINDRIMNOVEMBER 6, 2020QUARTZ
My No. 4239 addressed to Maxwell and repeated to you was sent before receiving your telegram under reply.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Hilda reached to take the offered telegram, but her hand wavered around it instead of seizing it.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Never again would she ignore an urgent telegram, though she did not believe that this telegram had any real importance.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
But a knock at the door interrupted them; the discreet Capt entered, bearing a telegram upon a salver.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
As already reported in my telegram, fire from the Asiatic shore is at times troublesome, but I am taking steps to deal with it.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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