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Synonyms for protagonist
proʊˈtæg ə nɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supporter, protagonist, champion, admirer, booster, friend(noun)

    a person who backs a politician or a team etc.

    "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"

    Synonyms:
    booster shot, promoter, wiz, whiz, acquaintance, plugger, recall dose, booster station, takeoff booster, maven, adorer, booster unit, paladin, athletic supporter, jock, whizz, friend, ally, takeoff rocket, booster, shoplifter, relay link, assistant, hotshot, hero, sensation, lifter, mavin, suspensor, ace, genius, star, relay transmitter, title-holder, agonist, help, virtuoso, fighter, wizard, helper, supporter, booster dose, jockstrap, adept, relay station, superstar, champ, booster rocket, admirer, booster amplifier, garter, champion, sponsor, patron

  2. protagonist, agonist(noun)

    the principal character in a work of fiction

    Synonyms:
    supporter, champion, agonist, friend, booster, admirer

Wiktionary

  1. protagonist(noun)

    Antonyms:
    antagonist

  2. protagonist(noun)

    Antonyms:
    antagonist

  3. protagonist(noun)

    Antonyms:
    antagonist

  4. protagonist(noun)

    Antonyms:
    antagonist

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    player, actor

How to pronounce protagonist?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
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How to say protagonist in sign language?

  1. protagonist

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How to use protagonist in a sentence?

  1. Akram Al Deek:

    We are not our age, height, colour, or clothes. We are the books we read. The sweet squeak in our laughter. The tears we cry. The people we accompany. We are the dreams we dream. The pictures on our walls. We should be defined by what we create, not by what we are created with. We should be defined by who we are, not by who we should be. We are our weaknesses and cries. Never the super Mario image we force upon ourselves and is forced upon us by society. We should never be ashamed to cry. The problem rests in crying alone. One of the major problems in our society is the lack of crying publicly. Our fear of the exposition of emotions. Because vulnerability is considered a downfall. A defeat. A crush of the alpha male protagonist image. Whereas in fact vulnerability is a very human characteristic.

  2. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi:

    If being a protagonist means playing at running after other people's bombardments, then I say 'no thank you'.

  3. Maire Claire:

    Diversity is important in Hollywood, and I would never want to feel like I was playing a character that was offensive, also, having a franchise with a female protagonist driving it is such a rare opportunity. Certainly, I feel the enormous pressure of that — the weight of such a big property on my shoulders.

  4. Hunter S. Thompson:

    Gonzo journalism is a style of reporting based on William Faulkner's idea that the best fiction is far more true than any kind of journalism -- and the best journalists have always known this. True gonzo reporting needs the talents of a master journalist, the eye of an artist/photographer and the heavy balls of an actor. Because the writer must be a participant in the scene, while he's writing it -- or at least taping it, or even sketching it. Or all three. Probably the closest analogy to the ideal would be a film director/producer who writes his own scripts, does his own camera work and somehow manages to film himself in action, as the protagonist or at least a main character.

  5. Dave Hollis:

    This was a strong protagonist and an aspirational character, we took the high bar reached by the classic animated film and built on it. This will now be something that complements the original.


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