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synonyms for crusader

  • agitator
  • campaigner
  • zealot
  • champion
  • progressive
  • radical
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He campaigned first and foremost as a crusader for New York City’s large nonwhite working class, using Manhattan’s ivory tower and its “fancy candidates” as a foil.
HOW ERIC ADAMS WON THE NEW YORK CITY MAYORAL PRIMARYNATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 25, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Yet a closer look suggests the site is not always the independent crusader it appears to be.
THE NEW JOURNALISM — AND THE PR FIRMS BEHIND ITELAHE IZADIJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s conceivable that another figure from the party, the rabid anti-judiciary crusader Simcha Rothman, would be justice minister.
EVEN IF THE CEASEFIRE HOLDS, THE FAR-RIGHT WILL DOMINATE ISRAEL'S FUTUREDAHLIA SCHEINDLINMAY 21, 2021TIME
Hamzah, who paints himself as an anti-corruption crusader, fits the bill as someone tribes could turn to as an alternative to the current leader.
JORDAN’S ROYAL FAMILY FEUD AND ALLEGED COUP PLOT, EXPLAINEDALEX WARDAPRIL 9, 2021VOX
It’s a mistake to think of the public as divided between a faction of enthusiastic vaccine advocates and a smaller bloc of equally adamant anti-vaccination crusaders.
MORE AND MORE AMERICANS SAY THEY’LL GET VACCINATED — BUT IT’S STILL UNCLEAR JUST HOW MANY WILLARIEL EDWARDS-LEVYMARCH 31, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
From the moment he was chosen for the EPA post, Regan has described himself as more consensus seeker than crusader.
SENATE CONFIRMS MICHAEL REGAN TO LEAD EPABRADY DENNIS, DINO GRANDONIMARCH 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While your husband has apparently escalated from objections to campaign to unhinge-y crusade, and his doing so is anathema to home as refuge for all, your most effective first move is to grant him fair points where he’s made them.
CAROLYN HAX: CELLPHONES PUSH HIS BUTTONS, AND HE PUSHES BACKCAROLYN HAXNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
She went on to become a global human rights crusader, including investigating abuses in Sudan.
A NOBEL PURSUIT GONE WRONG?TRACY MORANOCTOBER 11, 2020OZY
A women’s rights and gender equality crusader, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was appointed to the country’s highest court in 1993, the second woman in history, and held the post until her death.
THE GLORIOUS RBGTRACY MORANSEPTEMBER 20, 2020OZY
So the spirit of the simple crusader went marching on through the war, and his name was linked forever with the cause of freedom.
HISTORIC ADVENTURESRUPERT S. HOLLAND
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CRUSADER

  • crusader
  • pioneer
  • settler
  • sojourner
  • traveler
  • wanderer
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