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  1. filibuster, filibusterernoun

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


  1. filibusterernoun

    A person who filibusters


  1. filibusterer

    A filibusterer is an individual, often a politician, who employs filibustering as a tactic - an action of engaging in prolonged speechmaking or debates for the purpose of delaying or preventing action on a certain topic, bill, or decision in a legislative assembly. This individual aims to consume time and obstruct the progress in a political process, hindering a decision being made.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of filibusterer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of filibusterer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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