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counter-revolutionary
Pronunciation: /ˌkaʊntəˌrɛvəˈluːʃ(ə)n(ə)ri/

Definition of counter-revolutionary in English:

adjective

Engaged in or promoting a revolution that opposes a previous one or reverses its results: there was almost no violent counter-revolutionary activity

noun

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A person who advocates or engages in a revolution that opposes a previous one or reverses its results: counter-revolutionaries had blown up a freighter full of armaments

Words that rhyme with counter-revolutionary

ablutionary, devolutionary, elocutionary, evolutionary, revolutionary, substitutionary

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