[ ruh-van-chist, -vahn-shist ]
/ rəˈvæn tʃɪst, -ˈvɑ̃ ʃɪst /
an advocate or supporter of a political policy of revanche, especially in order to seek vengeance for a previous military defeat.
of or relating to a political policy of revanche.
of or relating to revanchists or revanchism.
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OTHER WORDS FROM revanchistre·vanch·ism, noun
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This revanchist minority is angry, unsatisfied, and ready to fight.At the Values Voter Summit, It’s YOLO Conservatism|Jamelle Bouie|October 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Adenauer was very conscious of the dangers of driving the old Nazi elites into a kind of revanchist underground.