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Partisan vs. Proponent

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Partisannoun

An adherent to a party or faction.

Proponentnoun

One who supports something; an advocate

Partisannoun

A fervent, sometimes militant, supporter or proponent of a party, cause, faction, person, or idea.

Proponentnoun

One who makes a proposal or proposition.

Partisannoun

A member of a band of detached light, irregular troops acting behind occupying enemy lines in the ways of harassment or sabotage; a guerrilla fighter

Proponentnoun

(legal) One who propounds a will for probate.

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Partisannoun

The commander of a body of detached light troops engaged in making forays and harassing an enemy.

Proponentadjective

Making proposals; proposing.

Partisannoun

(historical) A long-handled spear with a triangular, double-edged blade having lateral projections, in some forms also used in boar hunting. Obsolescent after the 17th century until revived by Sir Walter Scott.

Proponentadjective

Making proposals; proposing.

Partisannoun

(obsolete) A soldier armed with such a weapon.

Proponentnoun

One who makes a proposal, or lays down a proposition.

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Partisanadjective

Serving as commander or member of a body of detached light troops: as, a partisan officer or corps.

Proponentnoun

The propounder of a thing.

Partisanadjective

Adherent to a party or faction; especially, having the character of blind, passionate, or unreasonable adherence to a party

‘They were blinded by partisan zeal.’;

Proponentnoun

a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

Partisanadjective

Devoted to or biased in support of a party, group, or cause: partisan politics.

Partisannoun

An adherent to a party or faction; esp., one who is strongly and passionately devoted to a party or an interest.

‘Both sides had their partisans in the colony.’;

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Partisannoun

The commander of a body of detached light troops engaged in making forays and harassing an enemy.

Partisannoun

A kind of halberd or pike; also, a truncheon; a staff.

‘And make him with our pikes and partisans a grave.’;

Partisanadjective

Adherent to a party or faction; especially, having the character of blind, passionate, or unreasonable adherence to a party; as, blinded by partisan zeal.

Partisanadjective

Serving as a partisan in a detached command; as, a partisan officer or corps.

Partisannoun

a fervent and even militant proponent of something

Partisannoun

an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity

Partisannoun

a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries

Partisanadjective

devoted to a cause or party

Partisanadjective

adhering or confined to a particular sect or denomination or party;

‘denominational prejudice’;

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