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synonyms for opportunist

  • carpetbagger
  • bounder
  • go-getter
  • ingrate
  • timeserver
  • trimmer
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How to use opportunist in a sentence

They’re opportunists who claim to have found straightforward solutions to incredibly complicated problems and then sell those solutions to vulnerable people.
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For those who are simply opportunists or who actually believe the unfounded conspiracy theories, it’s a no-brainer.
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Unsurprisingly, an unprecedented array of opportunists emerged.
PROPUBLICA A FINALIST FOR SCRIPPS HOWARD NATIONAL JOURNALISM AWARDBY PROPUBLICAMARCH 10, 2021PROPUBLICA
It has often and in many cases occurred to me to wonder at the mistakes men make;Was Aristaenus a traitor or a wise Opportunist?
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
Montezuma was therefore an opportunist, like Cortes, but there was a vast difference between them.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
Although this presupposes a continuous struggle, it is not a revolutionary but an "opportunist" struggle.
A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
He was a master of statecraft and an opportunist in politics.
THE HISTORY OF THE CONFEDERATE WAR, ITS CAUSES AND ITS CONDUCT, VOLUME I (OF 2)GEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
The King was the opportunist, Olof the idealist, and Gert the "impossibilist."
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For they were the conservatives of their day: between '76 and '89 they had gone the usual way of opportunist radicals.
A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
For in them the greatest of the piecemeal reformers admitted the practical weakness of opportunist politics.
A PREFACE TO POLITICSWALTER LIPPMANN
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WORDS RELATED TO OPPORTUNIST

  • crafty fellow
  • crafty rascal
  • dodger
  • opportunist
  • smoothie
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