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noun as in person who takes the lead; central figure of narrative

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Is there a 12-step program for politically incorrect protagonists?

His protagonists are almost always male, and he works most often as a director of thrillers.

True, the story contains no sex scenes and no swearing, and its protagonists, other than Skink, are two plucky teenagers.

Which is why the book chronicles the hours when its protagonists were involved in combat, which they know a lot about.

The third and final “lifeline” asked whether von Trier related to his female protagonists as well as his male ones.

Two of many protagonists of contact patrol were Pretyman and Bishop.

More than one popular author was glad to invent plots for these singular protagonists.

To its protagonists therefore the "one big union" stood for an adjustment to the new technique.

He tells a story and makes its protagonists actually live before us, as individual men and women.

The scenery and the acting of the protagonists are not easily to be forgotten.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to protagonists, such as: combatant, hero, idol, mainstay, exponent, and champion.

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