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advocate
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • They want to put a monument to your Pushkin for writing about women’s feet, while I wrote with a moral purpose, and you,’ said he, ’are an advocate of serfdom.
  • ’Anyway it’s better than your Pushkin’s poetry,’ he said, ’for I’ve managed to advocate enlightenment even in that.’

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  • Of course I can understand that it’s a philosophical novel and written to advocate an idea…."

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as in: to advocate Define
to recommend or publicly support someone or something
as in: an advocate Define
a person who publicly supports and works to advance a cause or more rarely: someone acting in the role of a defense lawyer in England's past and in some jurisdictions today
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