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  • verb Present participle of stump.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun campaigning for something by making political speeches (stump speeches)

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Examples

  • Living in Richmond, Deeds stumping is quite less than McDonnell.

    Obama to hit the trail in Virginia

  • She also has benefited from local preachers stumping from the pulpit.

    Think Progress » Bachmann Suggests Critics Of Health Care Reform Will Be Put On A ‘List’ And Denied Treatment

  • Once they begin stumping for their spouses, they and their words are fair game.

    Blitzer: Are candidates' spouses off limits?

  • Of the original ten contenders for the nomination, most of the key players - including Graham, Edwards, Clark and Gephardt - have already endorsed Kerry, with Clark and Gephardt taking particularly active roles in stumping for the nominee.

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  • Of the original ten contenders for the nomination, most of the key players - including Graham, Edwards, Clark and Gephardt - have already endorsed Kerry, with Clark and Gephardt taking particularly active roles in stumping for the nominee.

    United we stand...

  • Of the original ten contenders for the nomination, most of the key players - including Graham, Edwards, Clark and Gephardt - have already endorsed Kerry, with Clark and Gephardt taking particularly active roles in stumping for the nominee.

    Speaking of lists...

  • Of the original ten contenders for the nomination, most of the key players - including Graham, Edwards, Clark and Gephardt - have already endorsed Kerry, with Clark and Gephardt taking particularly active roles in stumping for the nominee.

    United we stand...

  • Of the original ten contenders for the nomination, most of the key players - including Graham, Edwards, Clark and Gephardt - have already endorsed Kerry, with Clark and Gephardt taking particularly active roles in stumping for the nominee.

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  • "I'VE got to go and begin stumping out the elderberry pasture this afternoon," said Peter dolefully.

    The Story Girl

  • "Tell Uncle Roger that, and say if to-morrow is the end of the world that there is no good in stumping any more fields," I suggested.

    The Story Girl

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