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idealism
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Catch-22
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  • He was a militant idealist who crusaded against racial bigotry by growing faint in its presence.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The startled wrinkles would always remain, like deep black scars, and Yossarian felt sorry for the gentle, moral, middle-aged idealist, as he felt sorry for so many people whose shortcomings were not large and whose troubles were light.  (not reviewed by editor)

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