social reformer


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Noun1.social 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.
"Surely you don't mean Jefferson Jenkins, the social reformer? I mean the man who's fighting for the new cottage-estate scheme.
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: New Delhi [India], Aug 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to build a grand memorial to celebrate the legacy of Bhakti-era social reformer, poet and mystic Sant Ravidas.
1912: William Booth, English social reformer, evangelist and founder of the Salvation Army, died aged 83.
'Ambedkar Jayanti' (anniversary) is marked in memory of the eminent Indian jurist, economist, politician and social reformer who campaigned against social discrimination towards the untouchables, while also supporting the rights of women and workers.
PALANDARI -- Glowing tributes were paid to renowned social reformer, Col Khan Muhammad Khan, popularly known as Khan Sahib for his multifaceted services to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.
Social reformer Frederick Douglass came to Newcastle in 1846 as an escaped slave to give a rousing speech about US slavery, as part of a lecture tour of the UK and Ireland, during which he spoke to packed haS lls and churches.
The Social Reformer Congress has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for clearing the air on the report in some quarters that he was cloned.
MIRPUR -- AJK President Sardar Masood Khan paid glowing tribute to renowned social reformer and heroes of the nation like late Col (r) Khan Muhammad Khan, popularly known as Khan Sahib for his multifaceted services for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Palandari -- Sardar Masood Khan, President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir paid glowing tributes to the renowned social reformer, Col Khan Muhammad Khan, popularly known as Khan Sahib for his multifaceted services to the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
MIRPUR (AJK) -- AJK President Sardar Masood Khan has paid tributes to the renowned social reformer and heroes of the nation like Late Col.

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