Examples of ideologue in a Sentence
as long as there are ideologues controlling both sides of the aisle, legislative compromise is out of the question
the revolutionaries proved to be impractical ideologues who had no idea how to run a country
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Even committed right-wing ideologues like Grover Norquist and Paul Ryan supported fiscal stimulus explicitly on these grounds.
While a hard-core of ideologues and some companies—including the sort of regional operator Mr Pruitt was close to in Oklahoma—argued for repeal, bigger firms, such as Chevron and ExxonMobil, were against it.
Doing so to push a government shutdown—previously an out-of-bounds tactic associated with right-wing ideologues like Ted Cruz—makes this all the more notable.
At the same time, the series has the flavor of John le Carré or Len Deighton, a tale of defectors and double agents, diplomats and ideologues, and intelligence professionals trying to keep down the body count and contain the chaos.
Demagogues come in several varieties, from populists with no genuine core beliefs to ideologues of various political convictions.
Notions that Shambhala existed somewhere in Asia were seized upon by the chauvinist ideologues advocating a new pan-Asian new order, led by Japan.
But for the most part there is, or was, a certain amount of distance dividing these two sides of the movement, with the ideologues on one side and people who are actually engaged in violent crime on the other.
Even though all the available evidence indicates that the bill fails to fulfill any of his promises, for an ideologue as parched for success as Ryan is, passing something bad by lying about its contents is more palatable than passing nothing at all.
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Origin and Etymology of ideologue
First Known Use: 1815See Words from the same year
Synonymscrusader, fanatic, zealot (also idealogue), militant, partisan (also partizan), red hot, true believer
Related Wordsactivist; dreamer, idealist, visionary; cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, idolizer, votary; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, sucker; advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, patron, promoter, stalwart, supporter; booster, rooter, well-wisher; faddist
Near Antonymsdabbler, dilettante
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