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Synonyms for gavel
ˈgæv əlgav·el

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gavelnoun

    a small mallet used by a presiding officer or a judge

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  1. gavelnoun

    mallet (of a presiding officer)

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  1. List of paraphrases for "gavel":

    hammer, maillet, harness

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  1. Mandela Barnes:

    The legislature has a choice, the Ron Johnson majority legislature has a choice tomorrow, they can either act and work to solve these problems that we're facing here in Wisconsin, and across the country, or they can gavel in and gavel out and go back home and face no consequences if we let them. And that will be the most unfortunate thing that can happen in this moment.

  2. Maxine Waters:

    I have the gavel at this point, if you wish to leave, you may.

  3. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi:

    I think the Democrats could have the gavel in 18 months, even some pollsters are saying to us, 'I see a prospect of a wave.' Now, I think right now, today, you won't tell anybody I said this: I see us probably easily winning half the seats -- maybe two-thirds -- with what we have in place.

  4. President Trump:

    This is more about her holding onto power and holding onto the Speakers Gavel than any sense of justice, corey Lewandowski previewed this last week.

  5. Robert Stavins:

    Patricia Espinosa, with a stroke of the gavel, changed the political norm from 'everybody' to 'almost everybody'.

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