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His advocacy of the Popish question was one of his romances.

The way to ensure my advocacy will certainly not be by attacking an old and dear friend!

"There was a kind of selfishness in my advocacy, Knight," said he, smiling.

The proposition met with able advocacy and also with some warm opposition.

They were venerable and good men, ready at any moment to lay down their lives in advocacy of the Christian faith.

The adhesion of Richelieu and the advocacy of Chapelain insured their triumph.

But his advocacy of the workers' rights was never demagogic nor partial.

He was actively concerned in the advocacy of woman suffrage.

I told you the advocacy of heresies was dangerous; I have no comfort for you.

He failed of reelection in 1831 because of his advocacy of reform.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French avocacie (14c.), from Medieval Latin advocatia, noun of state from Latin advocatus (see advocate (n.)).

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