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peace·nik

 (pēs′nĭk)
n. Informal
A political activist who publicly opposes war or the proliferation of weapons; a pacifist.

peacenik

(ˈpiːsnɪk)
n
someone who is opposed to armed conflict

peace•nik

(ˈpis nɪk)

n.
Slang. an antiwar activist.
[1960–65, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peacenik - someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relationspeacenik - someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations
disarmer, pacificist, pacifist - someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
Translations

peacenik

[ˈpiːsnɪk] Npacifista mf, milikaka mf (Sp)

peacenik

n (inf)Pazifist(in) m(f)
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Peaceniks on both sides are being drowned out by the cacophony of hardliners who seem to be winning the battle, at least for now.
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Ever since, he has been living among peaceniks, recuperating from nearly fatal wounds and using all that brawn to do more than his fair share of work.
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This time they are seeking to enter Ukraine as peaceniks, but German troops, under the Nazi invasion during the Second World War in 1941 had the most violent face and killed 7 million Soviet Ukrainian civilians and military personnel.
Shortly thereafter, when Israeli soldiers entered Gaza and peaceniks in Tel Aviv and elsewhere took to the streets to demonstrate for peace, La Familia's minions, some wearing their favorite club's jerseys, were caught on camera confronting the demonstrators with their fists.
Now I've no objection to the COFE - and the more militant outposts of organised religion such as the Methodists or those "turn the other cheek" peaceniks the Quakers - getting involved in political campaigns.
Mr Gove is concerned that - ever since the 1960s - historical treatment of the Great War has been usurped by left-wing peaceniks.
Following the tribute, there will be an evening of dance and performance featuring Peter Yarrow, Atsuko Yuma, Russell Daisey, The Peaceniks, Hilario Soto, Bill Shuman, Ray Korona, and Julie Lauren Stevens.
Instead of allowing the Sri Lankan Government to finish off the LTTE in 1987, Delhi's bullying, supported by bogus peaceniks, prolonged the war for another 22 years.