Definition of realist
- a political realist
- She considers herself a realist when it comes to parenting.
- Chekhov was essentially more of a realist than Dostoevski, whose force often lay in a strong proclivity to melodrama …
- —Roger Shattuck
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to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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