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synonyms for whistle-stopping

  • 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-stopping in a sentence

Robert uttered a shrill, piercing whistle which might have been heard back at the wharf.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He got her into a cab at last, and they had reached the Haggards' house in May Fair, at which, they were stopping for the night.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Goodell paused in the doorway and emitted a whistle of surprise at sight of a horse in one of the stalls.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Then he goes out, gits into his Pullman section, blows his punkin whistle and departs.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
“Confound it, no;” rejoined Mr. Simmery, stopping for an instant to smash a fly with the ruler.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
He only tore himself from her reluctant arms as the final whistle sounded from the engine.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She turned back into the room and began to walk to and fro down its whole length without stopping, without resting.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
In a lull of the raging earth the distant whistle of the train could be distinctly heard.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
If there be no facilities for stopping for the night, a driver is not negligent should he proceed through the fog.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
She would not see the offered hand, but swept onwards with a cold curtsey, stopping just a moment to speak to her husband.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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