revolutionist

Definitions

  • REVOLUTIONISTS MARCHING TO CAMBRIDGE
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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n revolutionist a radical supporter of political or social revolution
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Revolutionist One engaged in effecting a change of government; a favorer of revolution.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n revolutionist One who desires or endeavors to effect a social or political revolution; one who takes part in a revolution.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Revolutionist one who promotes or favours a revolution
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Quotations

  • Camille Desmoulins
    Camille Desmoulins
    “I am thirty-three -- the age of the good Sans-culotte Jesus; an age fatal to revolutionists.”
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    “Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrations and revolutionists.”
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    “Remember, remember always that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Revolve.

Usage

In literature:

Elizabeth, the representative of revolution, yet detested revolutionists.
"Short Studies on Great Subjects" by James Anthony Froude
Throughout his life Marx was a revolutionist.
"Socialism As It Is" by William English Walling
In literature, only a revolutionist can thoroughly overpower a revolutionist.
"Critical Miscellanies, Vol. I" by John Morley
The revolutionists were organized, the royalists were not, and the defeat of the latter was complete.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
In both instances the intent of the parliamentary revolutionists was to take the life of a Constitution without modifying its forms.
"France and the Republic" by William Henry Hurlbert
The "Man of Galilee" is the prince of revolutionists.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
The most radical revolutionist hardly ventures nowadays to argue against this fact.
"Monopolies and the People" by Charles Whiting Baker
The revolutionists of all lands assembled around his dead body, which was embalmed by order of the Countess.
"Immortal Memories" by Clement Shorter
Over ten thousand revolutionists from Baden took refuge in Switzerland in 1848.
"Face to Face with Kaiserism" by James W. Gerard
It was an ambitious programme and the "revolutionists" had gone some distance in their preparations.
"Policing the Plains" by R.G. MacBeth
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In news:

Among CEOs back in the fruity, revolutionist, hallucinogenically entrepreneurial '80s, Patagonia's Yvon Chouinard became famous for one thing above all else: He was the guy who "managed" his company by leaving it behind.
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In science:

Acknowlegement: This article is dedicated to the untraditional revolutionist Prof. Jerome Sacks and the inimitable Prof. Donald Knuth. I thank Prof. William Notz and an anonymous referee for several suggestions. I thank all the authors wholeheartedly whose works I have freely consulted.
On Why and What of Randomness
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