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synonyms for standard-bearer

  • backer
  • crusader
  • enthusiast
  • leader
  • upholder
  • advocate
  • champion
  • defender
  • exponent
  • promoter
  • proponent
  • protector
  • supporter
  • prime mover
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How to use standard-bearer in a sentence

And it would be hard indeed, if so remote a prince's notions of virtue and vice were to be offered as a standard for all mankind.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The new creed, called the King's Book, approved by the houses of convocation, and made the standard of English orthodoxy.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The news of these successes brought crowds of volunteers to our standard.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
As regards Great Britain, the gold standard is yet preserved for all practical purposes.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Above, great standard electric lamps shed their white glare upon the eddying throng casting a myriad of grotesque shadows.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
De Valor resumed it, when he raised the rebel standard on the Alpuxara mountains.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But in one respect the currency notes helped to maintain the country's gold standard.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The von Fleischl has long been the standard instrument, but has lately fallen into some disfavor.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
What the armor-bearer was for the warlike races of old, such is the tchbukdi for their degenerate descendants.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Since it is well to have a definite standard, 7500 is generally adopted as the normal for the adult.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STANDARD-BEARER

  • advocate
  • backer
  • champion
  • crusader
  • defender
  • enthusiast
  • exponent
  • leader
  • prime mover
  • promoter
  • proponent
  • protector
  • standard-bearer
  • supporter
  • upholder
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.