an activist or demonstrator who opposes war and military intervention; pacifist.
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How to use peacenik in a sentence
Early on, he refers to the long-held peacenik expectation that “we would give land, and we would get peace.”
But for the time being, I remain an American-Israeli progressive feminist peacenik who is cautiously optimistic about Chuck Hagel.Obama, Hagel, Feminism And The Middle East: A Progressive’s Dilemma | Emily L. Hauser | January 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Netanyahu and Peres come from opposite sides of the political map, one being an unswerving hawk, the other a relentless peacenik.Shimon Peres Defies Benjamin Netanyahu, Part of Growing Disagreement on Iran Policy | Dan Ephron | August 17, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Netanyahu is an unwavering skeptic with a deep devotion to Greater Israel, Peres a relentlessly optimistic peacenik.Shimon Peres’s Influence Wanes as Israel Grows More Bellicose Toward Iran | Dan Ephron | March 2, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST