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See definition of wire-puller on Dictionary.com
  • as ingray eminence
  • as inpower broker

synonyms for wire-puller

  • behind-the-scenes operator
  • eminence grise
  • friend at court
  • hidden hand
  • kingmaker
  • powerbroker
  • latency
  • fixer
  • kingmaker
  • hand that rocks the cradle
  • influence peddler
  • logroller
  • power behind the throne
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How to use wire-puller in a sentence

That the weather being calm, he rowed round me several times, observed my windows and wire-lattices that defenced them.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
They require frequent cleaning with a long wire and a bit of tow, and in some large towns there are professional pipe-cleaners.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Wire Nails, Staples, &c., are made at Nettlefold's by machinery much in advance of what can ba seen elsewhere.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
I need fourteen wire ropes, all pulling in different directions, to hold me steady.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The Post Office arrangements were also of a very primitive character, nor was there any wire nearer than Thetford.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
For the antenna and lead-in and ground wires, Jessie purchased three hundred feet of copper wire, number fourteen.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
D is the wire by which the tongue is tuned; E the body of the pipe which acts as a resonator.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
At the sound of the first shot, Black Hood had climbed to the top of the high wire fence to leap into the factory grounds.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
And the lead wire from the aerials, well grounded, was brought directly in from overhead and connected with the radio set.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
Figure 31 may be taken to represent a reed block, eschallot, tongue and tuning wire at rest.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
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WORDS RELATED TO WIRE-PULLER

  • behind-the-scenes operator
  • eminence grise
  • friend at court
  • hidden hand
  • kingmaker
  • powerbroker
  • wire-puller
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