a person who advocates emancipation, especially an advocate of the freeing of human beings from slavery.
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How to use emancipationist in a sentence
A native of, she grew to maturity entirely in, the South, and in 1830 was an avowed emancipationist.The Abolition Crusade and Its Consequences | Hilary Abner Herbert
Mr. Lyons thinks Gen. Lee was always a thorough emancipationist.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital | John Beauchamp Jones
This is a strong indication (confirmatory) that Gen. Lee is an emancipationist.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital | John Beauchamp Jones
"I believe my husband is an emancipationist," said Mrs. Tompkins, with a smile.Brother Against Brother | John Roy Musick
All that the rational emancipationist requires is a legal beginning.