noun see drumbeat

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • drumbeat — noun Date: 1817 1. a stroke on a drum or its sound; also a series of such strokes 2. vociferous advocacy of a cause 3. drumfire 2 • drumbeater noun • drumbeating noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • warmonger — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. [war] hawk, war dog; war lord, militarist, mercenary; drumbeater, flag waver, saber rattler, firebrand, instigator; jingo[ist], xenophobe, rabble rouser. See warfare, combatant. II (Roget s 3… …   English dictionary for students

  • pariah — [pə rī′ə; ] Brit also [ par′ē ə] n. [Tamil paṛaiyan, drummer < paṛai, a drum: the pariah was a hereditary drumbeater] 1. a member of one of the lowest social castes in India 2. any person despised or rejected by others; outcast …   English World dictionary

  • advocator — noun a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea • Syn: ↑advocate, ↑proponent, ↑exponent • Derivationally related forms: ↑propound (for: ↑proponent), ↑advocate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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