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noun as in campaign for cause

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Within those strictures, Khan has channeled much of his energy into cleaning up London’s highly polluted air, through a bold crusade to reduce car traffic and improve vehicle standards.

From Time

Thus launches a crusade, one that is nearly derailed at every turn by the toxicity of Sheila’s inner monologue and her propensity for self-destruction.

Thiel said that immediately after speaking with Salmon she decided to take her crusade public.

What is needed is not a general and blunt crusade against the police but reforms and resources to professionalize these forces, while demanding real accountability to those who abuse their power.

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Apple, of course, is on its own solitary crusade against third-party cookies and other cross-site tracking techniques.

From Digiday

The main article called Reflections on the Final Crusade outlines in prophetic terms just how ISIS will crush Christianity.

The Harvard 28 join other liberal and feminist dissenters from the campus anti-rape crusade.

Much of the fervor for war in 1860 was driven by a moral crusade against slavery.

In this way, the U.S. would avoid the trap of being viewed, once again, as the leader of an anti-Islamic crusade.

A crusade is based on the spirit of the people, and the will of volunteers.

First, he begged for the usual indulgences necessary to enable him to fulfil his vow to go on a crusade.

The memory of the terrible crusade in the thirteenth century inspired fiery poems among them.

There was, in fact, a crusade against toll-gates commenced during this year, in almost every part of South Wales.

If Valmond were in very truth a Napoleon, all might be well, though this crusade must close here.

And must she run, despite the tears And prayers of eighteen hundred years,A-muck in Slavery's crusade?


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crusade, such as: demonstration, expedition, movement, cause, drive, and evangelism.

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