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revolutionist

adjective

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being very far from the center of public opinion
  • his revolutionist ideas won't get him elected

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revolutionist

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Synonyms & Antonyms of revolutionist (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a person who favors rapid and sweeping changes especially in laws and methods of government
  • after a long series of weak leaders, the people were ready for a revolutionist who promised to bring sweeping change to the nation

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2 a person who rises up against authority
  • historically, revolutionists have generally been young men willing to risk everything, even their lives, in the pursuit of their cause

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“Revolutionist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/revolutionist. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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