Thesaurus / upholder

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He desired England to be everywhere the protector of the oppressed and the upholder of “true religion.”
Crushed by the weight of the upholder of the universe, the son of Ugrasena (Kamsa), the king, gave up the ghost.
CURIOSITIES OF SUPERSTITIONW. H. DAVENPORT ADAMS
He is the rock of defence for human nature; an upholder and preserver, carrying everywhere with him relationship and love.
If you but bite your thumb at an upholder of your opposing house you have work cut out for your steel.
But God is the upholder of us all by His mighty power, and preserves us from the wrath of the wicked that would swallow us up.
GEORGE FOXGEORGE FOX
Mr. Tappitt was an upholder of the old rector, and there was a fellow-townsman's friendship between them.
RACHEL RAYANTHONY TROLLOPE
The only upholder of the hat was Annie Cassidy, who is fond of controverting the opinions of other people, and who despises men.
In the park you may chance to meet the mole-catcher of the place—an upholder of right traditions of an old English village.
God is not regarded as one among many helpers, but as alone the supporter or upholder of his life.
THE LIFE OF DAVIDALEXANDER MACLAREN
I hear a voice from some defender of this abuse, some upholder of this "rotten borough," crying, The Army is needed for defence!

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