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synonyms for whistle-stopped

  • barnstorm
  • lobby
  • politick
  • stump
  • agitate
  • canvass
  • contest
  • crusade
  • electioneer
  • muckrake
  • run
  • tour
  • contend for
  • go to grass roots
  • hit the trail
  • mend fences
  • mudsling
  • press the flesh
  • ring doorbells
  • run for
  • shake hands and kiss babies
  • solicit votes
  • stand for
  • whistle-stop
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How to use whistle-stopped in a sentence

A gentleman got out of a carriage before it stopped, and fell between the rail and the platform.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Suddenly she stopped laughing, and said in a low voice, "You don't happen to have a beefsteak about you, do you?"
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The song stopped abruptly, the music died away, there was an interval of silence no one broke.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She stopped, and turned to face him, an incredible shyness seeming to cause her to avoid his gaze.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
And Tom, aware that he winced, was also aware that something in his life congealed and stopped its normal flow.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He was between the wheels when we stopped, and I planted a crutch on one of his bare feet and embraced him.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
When Squinty thought this he stopped and looked carefully around for any signs of a barking dog.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Presently the Hole-keeper stopped short and said, faintly, "It strikes me the sun is very hot here."
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from Goldstone.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
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