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Synonyms for filibusterer

a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes


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characters who talk and talk like filibusterers attempting to obstruct
A nation of filibusterers with comedy mobile phone rings, we spend so little time in silence that when it does come we are totally unused to it.
The talk both on these national weather channels, and on local newscasts (with weather 'on the tens') never flags, and you see these climatic filibusterers grow almost cheerful when they have actual tornado damage to report
The middle years of the seventeenth century were dark times for the city of Caracas, when the Camino Real carried little trade but much bad news-the earthquake of 1641, epidemics and plagues (including one of mice, a year later), and attacks by filibusterers on Maracaibo and La Guaira.