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Definition of "emancipationist" [e•man•ci•pa•tion•ist]

  • An advocate of the emancipation of slaves (noun)

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Use "emancipationist" in a sentence
  • "But the 'emancipationist' sees this in a very different light."
  • "Hell, what would the emancipationist think, who used to stand on the front porch of his Italianate home, his hands stained with newsprint after firing off another broadside round of anti-slavery screeds, surveying all the lands around him?"
  • "Before it was the home of the famous emancipationist, newspaper publisher, Minister to Russia, friend to Abraham Lincoln, founder of the Republican Party — it was the home of a Revolutionary War hero, and the home of many slaves."