revanchist

[ruh-van-chist, -vahn-shist]
noun
1.
an advocate or supporter of a political policy of revanche, especially in order to seek vengeance for a previous military defeat.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to a political policy of revanche.
3.
of or pertaining to revanchists or revanchism.

Origin:
1925–30; < French revanchiste; see revanche, -ist

revanchism, noun
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revanchism (rɪˈvæntʃɪzəm)
 
n
1.  a foreign policy aimed at revenge or the regaining of lost territories
2.  desire or support for such a policy
 
[C20: from French revancherevenge]
 
re'vanchist
 
n, —adj

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revanchist
"one seeking to avenge Germany's defeat in World War I and recover lost territory," 1926 (on model of Fr. revanchiste), from revanche "revenge, requital" (1858), esp. in ref. to a national policy seeking return of lost territory, from Fr., lit. "revenge," from M.Fr. revenche, back-formation from revenchier
(see revenge).
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But each new fiscal armistice seems to sow the seeds of further conflict, by stirring revanchism within the ranks.
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