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noun as in believer

noun as in pillar

noun as in supporter

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The original term was upholder, which is still in occasional use; next upholster; and, thirdly, upholsterer.

Such a statement is occasionally made by a consistent upholder of the mechanical system of Voice Culture.

He paused, and frowned, conscious that he was making little impression on the upholder of law and order.

Stewart was an upholder of Whig principles, when the Scottish government was in the hands of the staunchest Tories.

But the stern upholder of the law did not feel that he had the right to disobey the instructions of his father.


On this page you'll find 250 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to upholder, such as: backer, campaigner, defender, lawyer, promoter, and proponent.

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