social reformer

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: reformer - a disputant who advocates reformsocial reformer - a disputant who advocates reform  
controversialist, disputant, eristic - a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
abolitionist, emancipationist - a reformer who favors abolishing slavery
birth-control campaigner, birth-control reformer - a social reformer who advocates birth control and family planning
Chartist - a 19th century English reformer who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people
civil rights activist, civil rights leader, civil rights worker - a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups
protester, demonstrator - someone who participates in a public display of group feeling
dry, prohibitionist - a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
conservationist, environmentalist - someone who works to protect the environment from destruction or pollution
flower child, hippie, hippy, hipster - someone who rejects the established culture; advocates extreme liberalism in politics and lifestyle
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)
activist, militant - a militant reformer
non-resistant, passive resister - a reformer who believes in passive resistance
preservationist - someone who advocates the preservation of historical sites or endangered species or natural areas
Utopian - an idealistic (but usually impractical) social reformer; "a Utopian believes in the ultimate perfectibility of man"
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Colonel Van Gilbert was subtly facetious in his introduction of the social reformer and member of the working class, and the audience smiled.
Wilcox said that one sound man of business did more good to the world than a dozen of your social reformers, she had swallowed the curious assertion without a gasp, and had leant back luxuriously among the cushions of his motor-car.
Summary: Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Mar 10 (ANI): In yet another incident, social reformer BR Ambedkar's statue was vandalised in Azamgarh on Saturday.
Mumbai: India paid homage to Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, the architect of the country's Constitution and social reformer revered by millions of Dalits, on his 61st death anniversary.
At the event, Prime Minister Modi unveiled translated volumes of Vachana, penned by 12th-century social reformer Basavanna and other saints in 23 Indian languages.
A statement from the social reformer and spiritual guide Sri M said the pontiff's endorsement for the long walk came when he met the Pope during a meeting at the Vatican on Friday.
1900: John Ruskin, painter and social reformer, died at Coniston in the Lake District.
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar 14 April 1891 -- 6 December 1956), popularly known as Babasaheb, was an Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who inspired the Modern Buddhist Movement and campaigned against social discrimination against Dalits, women and labour.
It considers the psyche of Superman and how his persona and image changed over the decades from that of a social reformer to one of a super-patriot against the war, then a dashing, romantic hero.
ON THIS DAY 1912: William Booth, English social reformer, evangelist and founder of the Salvation Army, died aged 83.
Which social reformer opened his first 'Ragged School' in 1867?
cr cth ws sE PS5 n The Bank were criticised when they said they were replacing social reformer Elizabeth Fry on PS5 notes with Sir Winston Churchill, with campaigners complaining there would not be any women represented.

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