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noun as in counselor

noun as in devil's advocate

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Our best pleaders for the slave held their breath for fear of interrupting him.

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As a pleader before juries, however, I doubt whether he would have achieved a great success.

She listening, as women always listen when the pleader is eloquent.

Being solicitous, in particular, to have an eloquent pleader, he carries to the house of the young woman some of his relations.

Whatever you agree with will have the advantage of not coming from one who can be suspected of being a special pleader.

There, trip along, with health upon thy cheek, and hope within thy heart; who can resist so eloquent a pleader?


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pleader, such as: backer, campaigner, defender, lawyer, promoter, and proponent.

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