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Synonyms for whistle
the sound made by something moving rapidly or by steam coming out of a small aperture
the act of signalling (e.g., summoning) by whistling or blowing a whistle
a small wind instrument that produces a whistling sound by blowing into it
acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound
an inexpensive fipple flute
move with, or as with, a whistling sound
utter or express by whistling
move, send, or bring as if by whistling
make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound
give a signal by whistling
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For decades society has benefited from whistle-blowers like Daniel Ellsberg, and in "The Next War" [Notebook, October] he describes when and why blowing the whistle on
government corruption is beneficial.
Felt's motives in blowing the whistle on
Watergate were, in all likelihood, a mixture of genuine moral outrage and personal opportunism.
In short, for public servants, blowing the whistle on
wrongdoing can be seen as serving the public interest.
As with internal employee whistle-blowing, several MeritCare employees viewed blowing the whistle on
a multibillion dollar drug as professionally risky for the staff involved and for the MeritCare organization.
In two other cases, external auditors were retained to review system design and ended up blowing the whistle on