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 n.  a warrior who engages in a holy war; a disputant who advocates reform
Classic Sentence:
1  Starbuck was no crusader after perils; in him courage was not a sentiment; but a thing simply useful to him, and always at hand upon all mortally practical occasions.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
2  His nose on his paws, his haunches drawn up, he looked a stone dog, a crusader's dog, guarding even in the realms of death the sleep of his master.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
3  And at the end of all her vows she had no notion as to when and where the crusade was to begin.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
4  Public sentiment has had a slight "reaction" though not sufficient to stop the crusade of lawlessness and lynching.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VI
5  Their one chance for life was in union, and so the struggle became a kind of crusade.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 8
6  The professor was carrying on a hot crusade against materialists.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 7
7  He was not straight-laced, but he could not forget that Mr. M'Coy had recently made a crusade in search of valises and portmanteaus to enable Mrs. M'Coy to fulfil imaginary engagements in the country.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In GRACE
8  , regulated the Temple, preached the crusade, performed two hundred and fifty miracles during his lifetime, and as many as thirty-nine in one day.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
9  If Richard returns," said Fitzurse, "he returns to enrich his needy and impoverished crusaders at the expense of those who did not follow him to the Holy Land.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
Example Sentence:
1  The charity tonight launched its great crusade against homelessness.
2  They have long been involved in a crusade for racial equality.
3  The crusade for sexual morality is turning into a witch - hunt.
4  Her commitment to a great cause degenerated from a crusade into an obsession.