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advocate
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Definition
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
  • He who sells my sister, for purposes of prostitution, stands forth as the pious advocate of purity.
    Appendix (19% in)
advocate = public supporter
  • He who is the religious advocate of marriage robs whole millions of its sacred influence, and leaves them to the ravages of wholesale pollution.
    Appendix (20% in)
advocate = public supporter
There are no more uses of "advocate" in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.

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