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revivalist

revivalist

noun re·viv·al·ist \-ˈvī-və-list, -ˈvīv-list\

religion : someone who organizes and leads a revival meeting

: someone who uses or practices something that was popular in the past

Full Definition of REVIVALIST

1
:  one who conducts religious revivals; specifically :  a member of the clergy who travels about to conduct revivals
2
:  one who revives or restores something disused
revivalist adjective
re·viv·al·is·tic \-ˌvī-və-ˈlis-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of REVIVALIST

1820

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