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noun as in dissenter

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Matrix is a rich, beautifully written novel about ambition and desire, and also witchy separatist medieval nuns.

From Vox

By terrorists, China principally means the Islamic State group, which has a worrying presence in Afghanistan, and Uyghur separatists.

From Ozy

At the 1993 awards, the first time they were broadcast live in China, actor Richard Gere expressed support for the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader China considers a separatist.

While county leaders where the city would be are pushing back against this kind of “separatist government control,” they remain interested in the possibilities the futuristic city represents.

From Ozy

Next came news that Erdogan’s government had arrested more than 700 people, including members of a pro-Kurdish political party on suspicion of ties to separatists.

From Time

We have Matthew Rhys from The Americans as a Welsh separatist.

Kurnosova does not welcome such separatist movements in Russia.

A ceasefire was in effect, but the Ukrainian army was still fighting with pro-Russian separatist forces in the east.

In this capacity, Spitz provided information on the German Red Cross and the Bavarian Separatist Movement in southern Germany.

More importantly, he has frustrated other separatists and those who would foment separatist movements, like China and Russia.

The separatist theories of the Homeric poems are not more secure than the Solar Myth, "like a wave shall they pass and be passed."

Tone then was not merely a Republican and a Separatist but a Democrat prepared for a democratic and revolutionary policy.

My legs developed separatist tendencies, and started on independent orbits.

Robinson was the pastor of the Separatist congregation at Leyden.

Separatist tendencies were stronger than those of coalescence.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to separatist, such as: dissident, protester, rebel, heretic, nonconformist, and objector.

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