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Handshaking   /hˈændʃˌeɪkɪŋ/   Listen
Handshaking

noun
1.
Grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract).  Synonyms: handclasp, handshake, shake.






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"Handshaking" Quotes from Famous Books



... Possessing nothing but a statistical, inhuman conception of government, the average municipal reformer looks down contemptuously upon a man like Tim Sullivan with his clambakes and his dances; his warm and friendly saloons, his handshaking and funeral-going and baby-christening; his readiness to get coal for the family, and a job for the husband. But a Tim Sullivan is closer to the heart of statesmanship than five City Clubs full of people who want low taxes and orderly ...
— A Preface to Politics • Walter Lippmann



Words linked to "Handshaking" :   acknowledgement, shake hands, handclasp, acknowledgment, contract, handshake



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