Related formspro·ab·o·li·tion·ist, noun, adjective
Examples from the Web for abolitionist
As Brookhiser fully appreciates—he does not equivocate or run from the truth—Lincoln was no radical, no abolitionist.
That woman, an island hero, Betto Douglas, may have been a relative of the famous American abolitionist, Frederick Douglass.
There was scarcely such a thing in 1789 as an "abolitionist."
How common was it for Quakers from England to face the abolitionist dilemma during the period before the Civil War?Tracy Chevalier’s Novel on Ohio’s Underground Railroad|Jane Ciabattari|January 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The possibility of error became the central argument in the abolitionist brief.Conn. Ends Death Penalty, But Not For 11 Men On Death Row|David R. Dow|April 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The failure of Mr. Clay is, therefore, more probably to be ascribed to Abolitionist fanaticism than to his own blundering.The Middle Period 1817-1858|John William Burgess
I will give him political equality, but not social equality, says the abolitionist.North America, Volume II (of 2)|Anthony Trollope
He has long been at heart an abolitionist of the deepest dye, and of late his fanaticism has shown itself in public.Ten Years Among the Mail Bags|James Holbrook
One of the arguments, by the way, which was used against him in the canvass was that he was an abolitionist.Gouverneur Morris|Theodore Roosevelt
Once, at the very beginning of his career as an abolitionist, he spoke with an old Quaker.The Battle of Principles|Newell Dwight Hillis