Examples of revolutionist in a Sentence
after a long series of weak leaders, the people were ready for a revolutionist who promised to bring sweeping change to the nation
historically, revolutionists have generally been young men willing to risk everything, even their lives, in the pursuit of their cause
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The man with the jingle of money in his pocket who married the girl a year later would always cherish an abiding distrust, an animosity, toward the leisure class—not the conviction of a revolutionist but the smoldering hatred of a peasant.
Horizon's coming season celebrates strong heroines, with 2.5 Minute Ride by Lisa Kron (directed by Elaina Di Monaco) The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson (MacMillan directs), and Peter and the Starcatcher (Decker directs).
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Synonymscrazy, extremist, revolutionary, radical
Related Wordsyoung Turk; leftist, lefty, red; progressive, reformer, reformist; anarch, anarchist, subversive; agitator, insurgent, insurrectionist, rebel; secessionist, separationist, separatist
Near Antonymsconservative, fuddy-duddy, reactionary, rightist, standpatter, Tory, traditionalist
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