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  • intentional obstruction, especially using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action [Princeton Review]
  • person who tries to delay or prevent the making of decisions in (esp parliamentary) meetings by making long speeches [Barron]
  • the use of extreme dilatory tactics in an attempt to delay or prevent action especially in a legislative assembly [Taisha]

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