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crusader

Syllabification: cru·sad·er
Pronunciation: /kro͞oˈsādər
 
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Definition of crusader in English:

noun

1 (Crusader) A fighter in the medieval Crusades.
Example sentences
  • Participation in the Crusade was said to have great spiritual value for the individual crusader.
  • The man who went on about the need for love found himself backing crusaders all the way to the Holy Land.
  • The entire venture was an ignoble failure, calling forth from Bernard a passionate lament over the sins of the crusaders.
Synonyms
campaigner, fighter, champion, advocate;
2A person who campaigns vigorously for political, social, or religious change; a campaigner: crusaders for early detection and treatment of mental illness
More example sentences
  • CNN entertainment correspondent Brooke Anderson is investigating Senator Patrick Leahy's fascination with the caped crusader.
  • Theoretical science has been slowly driven from the universities by the new crusaders of Postmodernism.
  • In 2004, the Republicans will be a prowar party led by a would-be crusader.

Words that rhyme with crusader

abrader, Ada, blockader, dissuader, evader, fader, grader, Grenada, invader, masquerader, Nader, parader, persuader, raider, Rigveda, Seder, serenader, trader, upgrader, Veda, wader

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