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noun as in protagonist

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There is a potential standard-bearer for the tradition shared by RFK, Gary Hart, and even Hunter S. Thompson.

So why, in 2014, is the superhero standard-bearer so minority-averse?

This is the profile of someone who can make it through the primaries and emerge as a standard-bearer for the party.

When was the last time Republicans dared to put forward a standard bearer who rebuked the gun lobby?

The Tea Party standard-bearer with a Hispanic background is already being touted in some circles as presidential material.

Adam struck at the standard-bearer and brought him reeling forward.

A year earlier Gompers had characterized Taft as "the injunction standard-bearer" and as an impossible candidate.

But his exclamation was drowned by the mighty cheer which greeted the appearance of the Yale standard-bearer.

I am in a certain sense made the standard-bearer in behalf of the Republicans.

Another Burgundian took aim at the Maid's standard-bearer and wounded him in the foot.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to standard-bearer, such as: backer, crusader, enthusiast, leader, upholder, and advocate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.