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oldline

  • adjective satellite adhering to conservative or reactionary principles
    old-line.
    • an oldline senator

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magnifico

  • noun a person of distinguished rank or appearance

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junto

  • noun a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
    camarilla; cabal; faction.

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knoxville

  • noun a city in eastern Tennessee on the Tennessee River

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grandee

  • noun a nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal

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stanch

  • verb stop the flow of a liquid
    staunch; halt; stem.
    • staunch the blood flow
    • stem the tide

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grandee

  • noun a nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal

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staunch

  • verb stop the flow of a liquid
    stanch; halt; stem.
    • staunch the blood flow
    • stem the tide
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    unswerving; steadfast.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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pamphleteer

  • noun a writer of pamphlets (usually taking a partisan stand on public issues)

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polemicist

  • noun a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    polemic; polemist.

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staunchly

  • adverb in a staunch manner
    stanchly.
    • he staunchly defended his principles

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placeman

  • noun a disparaging term for an appointee
    placeseeker.

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richmond

  • noun capital of the state of Virginia located in the east central part of the state; was capital of the Confederacy during the American Civil War
    capital of Virginia.

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cousinhood

The state or condition of a cousin; also, the collective body of cousins; kinsfolk.

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antislavery

Opposed to slavery. -- n. Opposition to slavery.

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pamphleteer

  • noun a writer of pamphlets (usually taking a partisan stand on public issues)

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vicksburg

  • noun a town in western Mississippi on bluffs above the Mississippi River to the west of Jackson; focus of an important campaign during the American Civil War as the Union fought to control the Mississippi River and so to cut the Confederacy into two halves
  • noun a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered
    siege of Vicksburg.

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quincy

  • noun American patriot who presented the colonists' grievances to the English king (1744-1775)
    Josiah Quincy.

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polemicist

  • noun a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
    polemic; polemist.

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braw

  • adjective satellite brightly colored and showy
    brave; gay.
    • girls decked out in brave new dresses
    • brave banners flying
    • `braw' is a Scottish word
    • a dress a bit too gay for her years
    • birds with gay plumage

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oligarchy

  • noun a political system governed by a few people
    • one of his cardinal convictions was that Britain was not run as a democracy but as an oligarchy
    • the big cities were notoriously in the hands of the oligarchy of local businessmen

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rockingham

  • noun English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
    Second Marquis of Rockingham; Charles Watson-Wentworth.

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oligarch

  • noun one of the rulers in an oligarchy

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hanoverian

Of or pertaining to Hanover or its people, or to the House of Hanover in England.

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magnate

  • noun a very wealthy or powerful businessman
    business leader; tycoon; baron; power; king; mogul; top executive; big businessman.
    • an oil baron

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nominee

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    campaigner; candidate.

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bangor

  • noun a town in east central Maine on the Penobscot River
  • noun a university town in northwestern Wales on the Menai Strait

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aristocrat

  • noun a member of the aristocracy
    patrician; blue blood.

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nashville

  • noun capital of the state of Tennessee; located in the north central part of the state on the Cumberland River; known for country music
    capital of Tennessee.

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congressman

  • noun a member of the United States House of Representatives
    representative; congresswoman.

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fillmore

  • noun elected vice president and became the 13th President of the United States when Zachary Taylor died in office (1800-1874)
    Millard Fillmore; President Fillmore.

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politico

  • noun a person active in party politics
    pol; political leader; politician.

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hunker

  • verb sit on one's heels
    scrunch; crouch; hunker down; squat; scrunch up.
    • In some cultures, the women give birth while squatting
    • The children hunkered down to protect themselves from the sandstorm

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magnate

  • noun a very wealthy or powerful businessman
    business leader; tycoon; baron; power; king; mogul; top executive; big businessman.
    • an oil baron

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ascendancy

  • noun the state that exists when one person or group has power over another
    control; ascendance; ascendency; ascendence; dominance.
    • her apparent dominance of her husband was really her attempt to make him pay attention to her

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zealous

  • adjective satellite marked by active interest and enthusiasm
    avid.
    • an avid sports fan

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embattled

  • adjective satellite prepared for battle
    • an embattled city
  • verb fortify by furnishing with battlements for defense
    embattle.
    • an embattled castle

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nationalize

  • verb put under state control or ownership
    nationalise.
    • Mitterand nationalized the banks
  • verb make national in character or scope
    nationalise.
    • His heroic deeds were nationalized by the press

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historiography

  • noun a body of historical literature
  • noun the writing of history

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erastian

(Eccl. Hist.) One of the followers of Thomas Erastus, a German physician and theologian of the 16th century. He held that the punishment of all offenses should be referred to the civil power, and that holy communion was open to all. In the present day, an Erastian is one who would see the church placed entirely under the control of the State. Shipley.

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propagandist

  • noun a person who disseminates messages calculated to assist some cause or some government
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by propaganda
    propagandistic.

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ardent

  • adjective satellite characterized by intense emotion
    impassioned; perfervid; torrid; fervid; fiery; fervent.
    • ardent love
    • an ardent lover
    • a fervent desire to change society
    • a fervent admirer
    • fiery oratory
    • an impassioned appeal
    • a torrid love affair
  • adjective satellite characterized by strong enthusiasm
    warm.
    • ardent revolutionaries
    • warm support

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politician

  • noun a leader engaged in civil administration
  • noun a person active in party politics
    pol; political leader; politico.

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lockean

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compromiser

  • noun a negotiator willing to compromise
    • Henry Clay was known as the Great Compromiser

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proslavery

Favoring slavery. -- n. Advocacy of slavery.

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almanac

  • noun an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year
    farmer's calendar.
  • noun an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year

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whig

Acidulated whey, sometimes mixed with buttermilk and sweet herbs, used as a cooling beverage. Obs. or Prov. Eng.

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caucus

  • noun a closed political meeting
  • verb meet to select a candidate or promote a policy

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onetime

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; quondam; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover

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congressman

  • noun a member of the United States House of Representatives
    representative; congresswoman.

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defunct

  • adjective satellite no longer in force or use; inactive
    • a defunct law
    • a defunct organization
  • adjective satellite having ceased to exist or live
    • the will of a defunct aunt
    • a defunct Indian tribe

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sympathizer

  • noun commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
    comforter; sympathiser.
  • noun someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
    well-wisher; sympathiser.

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antebellum

  • adjective satellite belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War

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bastille

  • noun a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution
  • noun a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)

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staunch

  • verb stop the flow of a liquid
    stanch; halt; stem.
    • staunch the blood flow
    • stem the tide
  • adjective satellite firm and dependable especially in loyalty
    unswerving; steadfast.
    • a steadfast ally
    • a staunch defender of free speech
    • unswerving devotion
    • unswerving allegiance

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parliamentarian

  • noun an expert in parliamentary rules and procedures
  • noun an elected member of the British Parliament: a member of the House of Commons
    Member of Parliament.

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oneida

  • noun a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living east of Lake Ontario
  • noun the Iroquoian language spoken by the Oneida

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aristocracy

  • noun a privileged class holding hereditary titles
    nobility.
  • noun the most powerful members of a society
    gentry.

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nativist

  • noun a philosopher who subscribes to nativism
  • adjective advocating the perpetuation of native societies
    nativistic.
    • the old nativist prejudice against the foreign businessman
    • the nativistic faith preaches the old values"- C.K.Kluckhohn

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gubernatorial

  • adjective relating to a governor
    • gubernatorial election

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bottomless

  • adjective satellite extremely deep
    • a bottomless pit
    • a bottomless lake
  • adjective having no bottom
    • bottomless pajamas consisting simply of a long top opening down the front

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panegyric

  • noun a formal expression of praise
    pean; paean; eulogy; encomium.
  • adjective satellite formally expressing praise
    encomiastic; panegyrical; eulogistic.

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slaveholding

  • noun the practice of owning slaves
    slavery.
  • adjective satellite allowing slavery
    • the slaveholding South

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libeller

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rabid

  • adjective of or infected by rabies
  • adjective satellite marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
    overzealous; fanatical; fanatic.
    • rabid isolationist

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zachary

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sounder

  • noun a device for making soundings
  • adjective financially secure and safe
    sound.
    • sound investments
    • a sound economy

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publicist

  • noun someone who publicizes
    publicizer; publiciser.

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aristocratic

  • adjective satellite belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy
    blue; blue-blooded; patrician; gentle; aristocratical.
    • an aristocratic family
    • aristocratic Bostonians
    • aristocratic government
    • a blue family
    • blue blood
    • the blue-blooded aristocracy
    • of gentle blood
    • patrician landholders of the American South
    • aristocratic bearing
    • aristocratic features
    • patrician tastes

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radical

  • noun (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    chemical group; group.
  • noun an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    free radical.
    • in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells

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candidate

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; campaigner.
  • noun someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
    prospect.

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northern

  • adjective in or characteristic of a region of the United States north of (approximately) the Mason-Dixon line
    • Northern liberals
    • northern industry
    • northern cities
  • noun a dialect of Middle English that developed into Scottish Lallans

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militiaman

  • noun a member of the militia; serves only during emergencies

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solidly

  • adverb as an undiversified whole
    • the unions voted solidly for Roosevelt
  • adverb with strength and soundness
    • a solidly built house

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leaning

  • noun an inclination to do something
    propensity; tendency.
    • he felt leanings toward frivolity
  • noun a natural inclination
    propensity; proclivity.
    • he has a proclivity for exaggeration

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moribund

  • adjective satellite not growing or changing; without force or vitality
    stagnant.
  • adjective satellite being on the point of death; breathing your last
    • a moribund patient

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erstwhile

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; quondam; onetime; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover
  • adverb at a previous time;
    erst; at one time; formerly; once.
    • at one time he loved her
    • her erstwhile writing
    • she was a dancer once

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proclivity

  • noun a natural inclination
    propensity; leaning.
    • he has a proclivity for exaggeration

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renegade

  • noun someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw
  • noun a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
    ratter; deserter; turncoat; recreant; apostate.

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defection

  • noun withdrawing support or help despite allegiance or responsibility
    desertion; abandonment.
    • his abandonment of his wife and children left them penniless
  • noun the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes)
    renunciation; apostasy.

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impeccable

  • adjective satellite without fault or error
    immaculate; faultless.
    • faultless logic
    • speaks impeccable French
    • timing and technique were immaculate
    • an immaculate record
  • adjective satellite not capable of sin

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orator

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier; rhetorician.

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vile

  • adjective satellite morally reprehensible
    worthless; unworthy; slimy; wretched; ugly; despicable.
    • would do something as despicable as murder
    • ugly crimes
    • the vile development of slavery appalled them
    • a slimy little liar
  • adjective satellite causing or able to cause nausea
    queasy; nauseous; offensive; loathsome; sickening; noisome; nauseating.
    • a nauseating smell
    • nauseous offal
    • a sickening stench

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majority

  • noun the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts; the main part
    bulk.
    • the majority of his customers prefer it
    • the bulk of the work is finished
  • noun (elections) more than half of the votes
    absolute majority.

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dissident

  • noun a person who dissents from some established policy
    contestant; objector; dissenter; protester.
  • adjective satellite characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    heterodox; heretical.

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nomination

  • noun the act of officially naming a candidate
    • the Republican nomination for Governor
  • noun the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
    • there was keen competition for the nomination
    • his nomination was hotly protested

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scottish

Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Scotland, their country, or their language; as, Scottish industry or economy; a Scottish chief; a Scottish dialect.

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stronghold

  • noun a strongly fortified defensive structure
    fastness.

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reform

  • noun a change for the better as a result of correcting abuses
    • justice was for sale before the reform of the law courts
  • noun a campaign aimed to correct abuses or malpractices
    • the reforms he proposed were too radical for the politicians

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thoroughgoing

  • adjective satellite performed comprehensively and completely
    exhaustive; thorough.
    • an exhaustive study
    • made a thorough search
    • thoroughgoing research
  • adjective satellite without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    perfect; double-dyed; complete; gross; arrant; unadulterated; sodding; stark; consummate; pure; utter; everlasting; staring.
    • an arrant fool
    • a complete coward
    • a consummate fool
    • a double-dyed villain
    • gross negligence
    • a perfect idiot
    • pure folly
    • what a sodding mess
    • stark staring mad
    • a thoroughgoing villain
    • utter nonsense
    • the unadulterated truth

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ticket

  • noun a commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to something (as to ride on public transportation or to enter a public entertainment)
  • noun a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.
    tag.

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democrat

  • noun an advocate of democratic principles
    populist.
  • noun a member of the Democratic Party

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editorialize

  • verb insert personal opinions into an objective statement
    editorialise.

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guide

  • noun someone employed to conduct others
    usher.
  • noun someone who shows the way by leading or advising

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propagandist

  • noun a person who disseminates messages calculated to assist some cause or some government
  • adjective of or relating to or characterized by propaganda
    propagandistic.

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longtime

  • adjective satellite of long duration
    • a longtime friend

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constitutionalism

  • noun a constitutional system of government (usually with a written constitution)
  • noun advocacy of a system of government according to constitutional principles

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prominent

  • adjective satellite having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    striking; salient; spectacular; outstanding.
    • an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom
    • a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book
    • salient traits
    • a spectacular rise in prices
    • a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center
    • a striking resemblance between parent and child
  • adjective satellite conspicuous in position or importance
    large; big.
    • a big figure in the movement
    • big man on campus
    • he's very large in financial circles
    • a prominent citizen

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campaigner

  • noun a politician who is running for public office
    nominee; candidate.

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gilmer

  • noun United States journalist who wrote a syndicated column of advice to the lovelorn (1870-1951)
    Dorothy Dix; Elizabeth Merriwether Gilmer.

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officeholder

  • noun someone who is appointed or elected to an office and who holds a position of trust
    officer.
    • he is an officer of the court
    • the club elected its officers for the coming year
  • noun the official who holds an office
    incumbent.

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cecil

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coterie

  • noun an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
    inner circle; camp; ingroup; clique; pack.

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nascent

  • adjective being born or beginning
    • the nascent chicks
    • a nascent insurgency

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stronghold

  • noun a strongly fortified defensive structure
    fastness.

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jeffersonian

Pertaining to, or characteristic of, Thomas Jefferson or his policy or political doctrines. Lowell.

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supremacy

  • noun power to dominate or defeat
    mastery; domination.
    • mastery of the seas

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reformist

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; social reformer; crusader.
  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reform-minded; progressive.

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assemblyman

  • noun someone who is a member of a legislative assembly

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overwhelmingly

  • adverb incapable of being resisted
    overpoweringly; irresistibly.
    • the candy looked overwhelmingly desirable to the dieting man

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moderate

  • noun a person who takes a position in the political center
    centrist; moderationist; middle of the roader.
  • verb preside over
    chair; lead.
    • John moderated the discussion

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