trimmer

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as in chameleon
a person who dexterously and expediently changes or adopts opinions gradually fading in the primaries, the former front-runner watched helplessly as the trimmers rushed to embrace the party's newest rising star

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as in winner
one that defeats an enemy or opponent last year's winner of the tournament unexpectedly got trimmed in the first round, and the trimmer was a young player that no one had ever heard of

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“Trimmer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trimmer. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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