private meeting of leaders of a political party to choose candidates
or determine policy, or such a group itself.
leader, esp. a speaker or politician, who attempts to persuade
and to gain a following by appealing to the emotions and prejudices
of the public, rather than by rational argument.
long narrow strip of material, usu. of plastic, cloth, or paper,
sometimes having adhesive on one side.
of several colors that resemble the color of blood; the first
color on the spectrum.
casting of a ballot or the recording of votes in an election.
holding an office or position:
of, representing, or supported by two parties or factions, esp.
two political parties.
investigate and expose misconduct or corruption, esp. of political
or business leaders.
essential or prevalent; main; chief:
level, raised surface used as a stage for speakers or the like.
||The skill of speaking in a clear and expressive manner
faction of a political party or other group that advocates liberal
reform or radical, revolutionary change, esp. in the social, political,
or economic order. (Cf. right wing.)
||A constitutional right to reject a decision or idea made by a law making body
hall or foyer inside the entrance of a hotel, theater, or other
large building, often used as a waiting room.
practice or an instance of impeding or delaying legislative action,
as by making long speeches.