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democratic
Used in
The Scarlet Letter
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  • If, heretofore, I had been none of the warmest of partisans I began now, at this season of peril and adversity, to be pretty acutely sensible with which party my predilections lay; nor was it without something like regret and shame that, according to a reasonable calculation of chances, I saw my own prospect of retaining office to be better than those of my democratic brethren.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • It is a democratic country.

  • Movies are a democratic art form.

  • It promotes a return to the democratically elected political systems of the past.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent

  • But Mr. P isn`t a Democratic-, Republican-, Christian-, or Devil-worshipping freak.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

  • This country has long exemplified democratic practice to the rest of the world.
    Sandra Day O`Connor and Roy Romer  --  Not By Math Alone
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