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As a scene-painter, De Loutherbourg was decidedly an innovator and reformer.

Robespierre pleaded the innovator's case on appeal, and won it.

He was an innovator, and his audacity at once conquered and repelled.

Every artist is in some measure an innovator; for his own age he is a romanticist.

If he does any thing out of the common course, he is an innovator.

For every man, except the politician, the innovator, Austria is no harsh stepmother.

It won't do to have you on the Council, Brent, you're too much of an innovator.

But Gustavus, like all great commanders, was an innovator in the art of war.

Hence, in their opinion, he was little else than an innovator and an enthusiast.

Then a thousand stories were circulated against the innovator.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Late Latin innovator, agent noun from innovare (see innovate).

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