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    filibuster

    filibuster - Dictionary definition and meaning for word filibuster

    Definition
    (noun) a legislator who gives long speeches in an effort to delay or obstruct legislation that he (or she) opposes
    Synonyms : filibusterer
    Definition
    (noun) (law) a tactic for delaying or obstructing legislation by making long speeches Definition
    (verb) obstruct deliberately by delaying
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for filibuster

something that is filled to burst the final outcome (which delays the outcome)

fili(fill)-buster...anything filled will block something.therefore word=block-buster(usually action movies are block buster hit movies).....therefore block action by making long speeches

film-block-buster delays release of other movies

filibuster they fill the speech with bursts.

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In most college fests between two major events fillers are put to waste time...

its related to inhibiting a bill.. so it can be considered as BILL + BUSTER

Image: chamber filled with busted brains, the gruesome fragments delayed any passing (the room and the law); while the filibuster wielder still stood and speaking. Story: Other legislators were so bored their heads exploded.

film makers keep on DELAYING the movie by sayin stupid reasonz..

to FILL the time with long speeches to BUST legislative action.

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