counter-revolutionist


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Noun1.counter-revolutionist - a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
revolutionary, revolutionist, subversive, subverter - a radical supporter of political or social revolution
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These events remind me of the policies of Tsar Nicholas I, an ardent counter-revolutionist who detested the French Revolution.
The rescue was deeply moving and personal for Zumpano, who couldn't help but think of his mother who fled Cuba in the '60s, whose great uncle was a counter-revolutionist sentenced to prison in Cuba, and his namesake was a cousin tortured and killed in Cuba.
They did so by labeling the opposition as counter-revolutionists, revisionists, and so on.