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OTHER WORDS FROM protagonistpro·tag·o·nism, noun
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How to use protagonist in a sentence
The trailer shows the protagonist digging what appears to be a grave, knifing a bad guy and conducting an interrogation with a hatchet.
In the most popular films of 2019, protagonists were more diverse than ever, and there were more women were behind the camera.Despite some gains in the past year, Hollywood still has inclusion problems, study says|radmarya|September 10, 2020|Fortune
In the 2013 movie Her, the protagonist develops a romantic relationship with a virtual assistant, and is soon disillusioned when he realizes that he was projecting human feelings and motivations onto “her” alien mind.Welcome to the Next Level of Bullshit - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Raphaël Millière|September 9, 2020|Nautilus
Wild boars, traffic-snarling flocks of sheep that cross the road from one field to another, mice and snakes are the regular protagonists in any chit-chat about life in Sant’Ippolito.Buffett’s big bet on Japan sends global stocks higher|Bernhard Warner|August 31, 2020|Fortune
The Jedi, the main protagonists in Star Wars, rely on the light, of course.Are You Yoda or Darth Vader? - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Brian Gallagher|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
As the protagonist gets herself off in front of her impotent husband, she moans “Oh, Gronky.”
Early on, the sexual protagonist complains that her Molson-drinking husband is pretty much an incompetent Neanderthal.
As a result, the exhibit falls short of showing Mary as real woman, as a protagonist in her own life story.
Dave Eggers wrote What Is The What after conducting hundreds of hours of interviews with his protagonist.
The protagonist is the creator of Wonder Woman, William Moulton Marston, born in 1893.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine|Tom Arnold-Forster|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He draws to himself rather more than his share of interest and sympathy, to the detriment of the protagonist.The Fatal Dowry|Philip Massinger
Its protagonist had come home after completing his education in Vienna; and there was the family gathered to greet him.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
It is in fact the first division of literature in which the heroine assumes the position of a protagonist.The English Novel|George Saintsbury
He had lost the protagonist against whom, for a while, he had stood almost alone, and soon we find him complaining of neglect.John Knox and the Reformation|Andrew Lang
And so with Pepys and his adored protagonist: adored not blindly, but with trenchant insight and enduring, human toleration.Familiar Studies of Men and Books|Robert Louis Stevenson