polemicist


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po·lem·i·cist

 (pə-lĕm′ĭ-sĭst) also po·lem·ist (pə-lĕm′ĭst, pŏl′ə-mĭst)
n.
A person skilled or involved in polemics.

polemicist, polemist

a skilled debater in speech or writing. — polemical, adj.
See also: Argumentation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polemicist - a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)
author, writer - writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
Translations

polemicist

[pɒˈlemɪsɪst] Npolemista mf

polemicist

[pəˈlɛmɪsɪst] npolémiste m/fpole position npole position f
to be in pole position [driver] → être en pole positionPole Star n
the Pole Star → l'étoile f polairepole vault nsaut m à la perchepole-vault [ˈpəʊlvɔːlt] visauter à la perchepole vaulter nsauteur/euse m/f à la perche, perchiste m/f

polemicist

nPolemiker(in) m(f)
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