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revivalist

[ri-vahy-vuh-list] /rɪˈvaɪ və lɪst/
noun
1.
a person, especially a member of the clergy, who promotes or holds religious revivals.
2.
a person who revives former customs, methods, etc.
Origin of revivalist
1810-1820
1810-20; revival + -ist
Related forms
revivalistic, adjective
nonrevivalist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for revivalist

revivalist

/rɪˈvaɪvəlɪst/
noun
1.
a person who holds, promotes, or presides over religious revivals
2.
a person who revives customs, institutions, ideas, etc
adjective
3.
of, relating to, or characterizing revivalism or religious revivals: a revivalist meeting
Derived Forms
revivalistic, adjective
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