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centrist

adjective

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avoiding major social change or extreme political ideas
  • several centrist candidates were elected, apparently in a reaction against the extremists

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centrist

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Synonyms & Antonyms of centrist (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who holds moderate views
  • the centrists will most likely rally behind the candidate who favors reforming the government program—not abolishing it entirely

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“Centrist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/centrist. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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