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  • n. Plural form of vindicator.


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  • But the laws by themselves alone are weak and easily broken, when their vindicators are the very persons who are able to transgress them, and the only ones who are to take warning by the punishment, and must punish their colleagues in order by fear of the same punishment to restrain their own desire: for all this involves a great absurdity.

    A Political Treatise

  • Trial lawyers, for the most part, are the vindicators of our system of justice -- including the vitality of the First Amendment.

    Why Must Trial Lawyers Continue to Be Reviled?

  • The courts are not the only vindicators and balancers of our rights.

    "Giuliani Has No Real Chance With GOP Voters . . . or Does He?"

  • The French court was justly offended at this atrocious deed; yet it met with vindicators, among whom was Leibnitz, whose name was disgraced by the cause which he attempted to justify.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 341, November 15, 1828

  • But it may not be improper to remark, that the charge proceeds with the worst possible grace from the vindicators of a creed which obliterates from the divine government every trace of wisdom, of rectitude, of goodness, and so represents the Ruler of the word, as to make Him an object of detestation and terror to his creatures.

    On Calvinism

  • Hebraic spirit, a part of the explicit program of our prophets, those champions and vindicators of social justice and international righteousness and peace; and this, significantly, is the spirit that literally inspired the democracy of our America.

    The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915

  • In force of reasoning, too, Protestant vindicators of religion are at an immense disadvantage.

    Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886

  • Those old, stern, grand vindicators of the government of God would have thundered and lightened till they had almost demolished their pulpits, if any such immoralities had shown themselves under their instructions as are common in these days.

    Power From On High

  • It is my own conviction that despite many acts of Mussolini and his fellow Fascists that we may rightly censure, they were, at least at the outset, truly "vindicators of moral values" that had been forgotten by Bolshevist and Conservative alike.

    Mussolini and the New Italy

  • The government that he inaugurated at noon on October 30th has been described by a Fascist sympathizer not as a revolution like the French Revolution, but rather as "an uprising of vindicators of moral values which had been trampled in the dust."

    Mussolini and the New Italy


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