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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabolitionistab‧o‧li‧tion‧ist /ˌæbəˈlɪʃənɪst/ noun [countable]  STOP something THAT IS HAPPENINGsomeone who wants to end a system or law
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abolitionistBut since you mentioned it, what I would really like to be is an abolitionist.For many abolitionists emancipation was celebrated by raising Buxton to the pantheon of heroes.Enough to answer one more preacher, one more abolitionist and a town full of disgust.According to Benton, Whigs and the abolitionists who wanted Florida to remain a haven for runaways were in agreement.The absence of military protection for the abolitionists in Alton lends credence to legal indifference that bound the country at this time.But the political price was always judged too high by ministers, despite the logic of the abolitionist cause.The abolitionist stand does provide a warning beacon against which penal policies, such as prison building programmes, might be assessed.
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