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firebrand

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of firebrand

  1. a person who stirs up public feelings especially of discontent a firebrand who urged crowds to riot during the blackouts Synonyms of firebrand demagogue (also demagog), exciter, agitator, fomenter, incendiary, inciter, instigator, kindler, provocateur, rabble-rouserWords Related to firebrand demonstrator, marcher, objector, picketer, protester (or protestor); advocate, apostle, backer, booster, champion, exponent, persuader, promoter, proponent, reformer, reformist, supporter; alarmist, extremist, insurgent, insurrectionist, radical, rebel, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionist, subversive, troublemaker; goader, prodder, prompter, provoker; agent provocateurNear Antonyms of firebrand peacemaker, reconciler, uniter

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to suppress quietly or indirectly

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