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One who favors or is engaged in a revolution.
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a less common word for a revolutionary
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, characteristic of, or relating to revolution or revolutionaries
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|Noun||1.||revolutionist - a radical supporter of political or social revolution|
counterrevolutionary, counterrevolutionist, counter-revolutionist - a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
Girondin, Girondist - a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution; the Girondists were overthrown by their more radical rivals the Jacobins
freedom fighter, insurgent, insurrectionist, rebel - a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
radical - a person who has radical ideas or opinions