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puritanically

  • adverb in a prudish manner
    prudishly.
    • she acts prudishly, but I wonder whether she is really all that chaste

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separationism

  • noun advocacy of a policy of strict separation of church and state
    separatism.

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reimpose

  • verb impose anew
    • The fine was reimposed

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separationist

  • noun an advocate of secession or separation from a larger group (such as an established church or a national union)
    separatist.

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ascetically

  • adverb in an ascetic manner
    • she lived ascetically in a small house all by herself

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forbiddance

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something
    ban; forbidding; banning.
  • noun the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)
    inhibition; prohibition.
    • they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter
    • a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages
    • he ignored his parents' forbiddance

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enforce

  • verb ensure observance of laws and rules;
    apply; implement.
    • Apply the rules to everyone
  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    impose.
    • Social relations impose courtesy

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constructionist

One who puts a certain construction upon some writing or instrument, as the Constitutions of the United States; as, a strict constructionist; a broad constructionist.

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overly

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; too.
    • too big

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aerobe

  • noun an organism (especially a bacterium) that requires air or free oxygen for life

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impose

  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy
  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; visit; inflict.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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disciplinarian

  • noun someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
    moralist; martinet.

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unrealistically

  • adverb in an unrealistic manner
    • his expectations were unrealistically high

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denominationalist

One imbued with a denominational spirit. The Century.

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implausibly

  • adverb not easy to believe
    incredibly; improbably; unbelievably.
    • behind you the coastal hills plunge to the incredibly blue sea backed by the Turkish mountains

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q.t.

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sens

  • noun street names for marijuana
    sess; skunk; pot; weed; gage; smoke; Mary Jane; grass; green goddess; dope; locoweed.
  • noun a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel
    sen.

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monogamist

  • noun someone who practices monogamy (one spouse at a time)
    monogynist.

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reimpose

  • verb impose anew
    • The fine was reimposed

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cloister

  • noun residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
    religious residence.
  • noun a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)

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mandate

  • noun a document giving an official instruction or command
    authorisation; authorization.
  • noun a territory surrendered by Turkey or Germany after World War I and put under the tutelage of some other European power until they are able to stand by themselves
    mandatory.

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abidance

  • noun acting according to certain accepted standards
    compliance; conformity; conformation.
    • their financial statements are in conformity with generally accepted accounting practices
  • noun the act of dwelling in a place
    residence; residency.

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pedantically

  • adverb in a pedantic manner
    • these interpretations are called `schemas' or, more pedantically, `schemata'

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enjoinment

  • noun (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
    injunction; cease and desist order; enjoining.
    • injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order

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variably

  • adverb with variation; in a variable manner or to a variable degree
    • it will be variably cloudy

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sabbatarianism

The tenets of Sabbatarians. Bp. Ward. (1673).

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enforce

  • verb ensure observance of laws and rules;
    apply; implement.
    • Apply the rules to everyone
  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    impose.
    • Social relations impose courtesy

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anaerobe

  • noun an organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to live

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impose

  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy
  • verb impose something unpleasant
    bring down; visit; inflict.
    • The principal visited his rage on the students

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germaneness

  • noun pertinence by virtue of a close relation to the matter at hand

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imposing

  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    noble; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns
  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    impose; enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy

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disciplinarian

  • noun someone who demands exact conformity to rules and forms
    moralist; martinet.

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metrically

  • adverb with regard to meter
    • metrically, these poems are matched

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adhere

  • verb be compatible or in accordance with
    • You must adhere to the rules
  • verb follow through or carry out a plan without deviation
    • They adhered to their plan

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aerobe

  • noun an organism (especially a bacterium) that requires air or free oxygen for life

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unreasonably

  • adverb not in a reasonable or intelligent manner
    • she reacted unreasonably when she learned she had failed
  • adverb to a degree that exceeds the bounds or reason or moderation
    immoderately.
    • his prices are unreasonably high

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constructionist

One who puts a certain construction upon some writing or instrument, as the Constitutions of the United States; as, a strict constructionist; a broad constructionist.

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enjoining

  • noun (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
    injunction; cease and desist order; enjoinment.
    • injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order
  • verb issue an injunction
    enjoin.

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unnecessarily

  • adverb in an unnecessary manner
    • they were unnecessarily rude
  • adverb without any necessity
    • this marathon would exhaust him unnecessarily

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correlativity

  • noun a reciprocal relation between two or more things
    correlation.

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excessively

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; overly; too.
    • too big

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vegan

  • noun a strict vegetarian; someone who eats no animal or dairy products at all

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institute

  • noun an association organized to promote art or science or education
  • verb set up or lay the groundwork for
    constitute; found; plant; establish.
    • establish a new department

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cyclicity

  • noun the quality of recurring at regular intervals
    periodicity.

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enforce

  • verb ensure observance of laws and rules;
    apply; implement.
    • Apply the rules to everyone
  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    impose.
    • Social relations impose courtesy

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constructionism

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impossibly

  • adverb to a degree impossible of achievement
    • long thought to be an impossibly difficult operation
    • impossibly far from sources of supply

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axiality

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fanatically

  • adverb in a passionately fanatic manner
    • he followed the teachings of his guru fanatically

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predestinarianism

  • noun the belief or doctrine of predestinarians

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inflexibly

  • adverb in an inflexible manner
    • `You will--because you must!,' Madam told her inflexibly

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sabbatarian

One who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week as holy, aggreeably to the letter of the fourth commandment in the Decalogue. ✍ There were Christians in the early church who held this opinion, and certain Christians, esp. the Seventh-day Baptists, hold it now.

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ridiculously

  • adverb so as to arouse or deserve laughter
    preposterously; ludicrously; laughably.
    • her income was laughably small, but she managed to live well

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warrant

  • noun a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
  • noun a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price
    stock warrant; stock-purchase warrant.
    • as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities

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asepsis

  • noun (of non-living objects) the state of being free of pathogenic organisms
    sterility; sterileness; antisepsis.
  • noun the process of inhibiting the growth and multiplication of microorganisms
    antisepsis.

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enjoin

  • verb issue an injunction
  • verb give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
    say; order; tell.
    • I said to him to go home
    • She ordered him to do the shopping
    • The mother told the child to get dressed

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operationalist

  • adjective of or relating to or espousing operationalism
    • operationalist doctrine

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unduly

  • adverb to an undue degree
    • she was unduly pessimistic about her future

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vegetarian

  • noun eater of fruits and grains and nuts; someone who eats no meat or fish or (often) any animal products

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transpire

  • verb pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    transpirate.
  • verb exude water vapor
    • plants transpire

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bedrest

  • noun confinement to bed continuously (as in the case of some sick or injured persons)
    bed rest.

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maximally

  • adverb to a maximal degree
    • the cells maximally responsive to lines in this orientation will fire

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imposed

  • adjective satellite set forth authoritatively as obligatory
    • the imposed taxation
    • rules imposed by society
  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    impose; enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy

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monogamist

  • noun someone who practices monogamy (one spouse at a time)
    monogynist.

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frightfully

  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; terribly; awfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry

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curfew

  • noun the time that the curfew signal is sounded
  • noun a signal (usually a bell) announcing the start of curfew restrictions

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option

  • noun the right to buy or sell property at an agreed price; the right is purchased and if it is not exercised by a stated date the money is forfeited
  • noun one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
    alternative; choice.
    • what option did I have?
    • there no other alternative
    • my only choice is to refuse

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anaerobe

  • noun an organism (especially a bacterium) that does not require air or free oxygen to live

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defy

  • verb resist or confront with resistance
    withstand; hold; hold up.
    • The politician defied public opinion
    • The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear
    • The bridge held
  • verb elude, especially in a baffling way
    resist; refuse.
    • This behavior defies explanation

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chaperonage

Attendance of a chaperon on a lady in public; protection afforded by a chaperon.

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enforced

  • adjective forced or compelled or put in force
    implemented.
    • a life of enforced inactivity
    • enforced obedience
  • verb ensure observance of laws and rules;
    apply; implement; enforce.
    • Apply the rules to everyone

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necessitarianism

The doctrine of philosophical necessity; the doctrine that results follow by invariable sequence from causes, and esp. that the will is not free, but that human actions and choices result inevitably from motives; deteminism. M. Arnold.

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exaggeratedly

  • adverb in an exaggerated manner
    hyperbolically.

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enact

  • verb order by virtue of superior authority; decree
    ordain.
    • The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews
    • the legislature enacted this law in 1985
  • verb act out; represent or perform as if in a play
    reenact; act out.
    • She reenacted what had happened earlier that day

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arbitrement

  • noun the act of deciding as an arbiter; giving authoritative judgment
    arbitration; arbitrament.
    • they submitted their disagreement to arbitration

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notoriously

  • adverb to a notorious degree
    • European emigres, who notoriously used to repair to the British Museum to write seditious pamphlets

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compartmentalisation

  • noun a mild state of dissociation
    compartmentalization.
  • noun the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
    categorisation; categorization; classification; compartmentalization; assortment.

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oppressively

  • adverb in a heavy and oppressive way
    • it was oppressively hot in the office

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biblicism

Learning or literature relating to the Bible. R.

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macrobiotic

  • adjective of or relating to the theory or practice of macrobiotics
    • macrobiotic diet

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eschew

  • verb avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of
    shun.

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vegan

  • noun a strict vegetarian; someone who eats no animal or dairy products at all

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awfully

  • adverb used as intensifiers
    awful; terribly; frightfully.
    • terribly interesting
    • I'm awful sorry
  • adverb of a dreadful kind
    horribly; dreadfully.
    • there was a dreadfully bloody accident on the road this morning

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exact

  • verb claim as due or just
    demand.
    • The bank demanded payment of the loan
  • verb take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs
    claim; take.
    • the accident claimed three lives
    • The hard work took its toll on her

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rectangularity

  • noun the property of being shaped like a rectangle
    oblongness.

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insufficiently

  • adverb to an insufficient degree
    • he was insufficiently prepared

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trigger

  • noun lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
    gun trigger.
  • noun a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

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aseptic

  • adjective satellite free of or using methods to keep free of pathological microorganisms
    sterile.
    • a sterile operating area
    • aseptic surgical instruments
    • aseptic surgical techniques

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maintain

  • verb keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
    hold; keep.
    • hold in place
    • She always held herself as a lady
    • The students keep me on my toes
  • verb keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
    preserve; keep up; conserve.
    • We preserve these archeological findings
    • The old lady could not keep up the building
    • children must be taught to conserve our national heritage
    • The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts

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comparably

  • adverb in a comparable manner or to a comparable degree
    • you will have to work comparably harder

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superego

  • noun (psychoanalysis) that part of the unconscious mind that acts as a conscience

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advocate

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; exponent.
  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counselor-at-law; counsellor; pleader; counselor.

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purdah

  • noun a state of social isolation
    solitude.
  • noun the traditional Hindu or Muslim system of keeping women secluded
    sex segregation.

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fairly

  • adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
    pretty; passably; reasonably; moderately; jolly; middling; somewhat.
    • pretty big
    • pretty bad
    • jolly decent of him
    • the shoes are priced reasonably
    • he is fairly clever with computers
  • adverb without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
    evenhandedly; fair.
    • deal fairly with one another

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serialist

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inhuman

  • adjective satellite without compunction or human feeling
    cold; insensate; cold-blooded.
    • in cold blood
    • cold-blooded killing
    • insensate destruction
  • adjective satellite belonging to or resembling something nonhuman
    • something dark and inhuman in form
    • a babel of inhuman noises

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sequentiality

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maintain

  • verb keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"
    hold; keep.
    • hold in place
    • She always held herself as a lady
    • The students keep me on my toes
  • verb keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction
    preserve; keep up; conserve.
    • We preserve these archeological findings
    • The old lady could not keep up the building
    • children must be taught to conserve our national heritage
    • The museum curator conserved the ancient manuscripts

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upbringing

  • noun properties acquired during a person's formative years
  • noun helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community
    fostering; bringing up; rearing; nurture; fosterage; breeding; raising.
    • they debated whether nature or nurture was more important

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enact

  • verb order by virtue of superior authority; decree
    ordain.
    • The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews
    • the legislature enacted this law in 1985
  • verb act out; represent or perform as if in a play
    reenact; act out.
    • She reenacted what had happened earlier that day

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invigilation

  • noun keeping watch over examination candidates to prevent cheating

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unusually

  • adverb to a remarkable degree or extent
    remarkably; unco; outstandingly.
    • she was unusually tall

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confessionalism

(Eccl.) An exaggerated estimate of the importance of giving full assent to any particular formula of the Christian faith. Shaff.

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advocate

  • noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
    advocator; proponent; exponent.
  • noun a lawyer who pleads cases in court
    counsel; counselor-at-law; counsellor; pleader; counselor.

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