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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VINDICATOR

He is a novelist as well as the historian and vindicator of his country.

And yet the vindicator of Floyd intends, we are told, to vindicate himself!

She drive his benefactor, her grandsire's vindicator, from his own hearth!

If so, all women should honour Vashti as the vindicator of their dues.

A discoverer and colonist; a vindicator of some part at least of America from Spanish claims?

Brutus, Brutus, vindicator of lost freedom, you are too proud to be a slave!

Thus far he figures as the vindicator of simple veracity against those who, in the name of morals, would make it of no account.

"I done been dig it up fo' you an' wash it, dis ebenin', 'stid o' termorrer," drawled my vindicator.

He sprang into literary life simply as a vindicator of the fame and genius of Turner.

Alec Barnes's sister had a poem two columns long in the Vindicator last week, and Alec told me she didn't get a cent for it.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, "to avenge or revenge," from Latin vindicatus, past participle of vindicare (see vindication). Meaning "to clear from censure or doubt, by means of demonstration" is recorded from 1630s. Related: Vindicated, vindicating.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR VINDICATOR

avenger

nounsomeone taking vengeance
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