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Synonyms for flag-waver

an extreme bellicose nationalist

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They've since been joined by a third flag-waver, Carmen Footer.
McDonough was the nearside flag-waver who did not wave it on Manchester United's winning goal at Stamford Bridge, which was supposedly offside.
And with each heat, semi and the finals themselves all shown live in the betting shops via SIS, not enough praise can be heaped on Team Monmore, from GM Richard Brankley down to Graham Bowyer, the gifted 'gothic' flag-waver.
Ghana's 'Black Stars' are the lone flag-waver for Africa in the first World Cup staged on the continent and there is an emotional outpouring of support for them against Uruguay.
As a media-watcher and flag-waver for Liverpool, I'd argue that the relative absence of Leeds, Sheffield and Bristol from the media radar nowadays is particularly noteworthy.
"Thanks - I'll have a Carling," said the fellow flag-waver, before realising his mistake.
Takenaka left the Diet only two years after he was elected to the Upper House as chief flag-waver for Koizumi's reform drive.
The UK's official royal poet says: "I see myself as a town crier, can-opener and flag-waver for poetry."
Thus his novel L'Espoir and his tour of Spain in 1937 show a Malraux able to cross between being flag-designer and flag-waver. For Peter Tame, the pivotal moment, or key text, in Malraux's 'right-turn' is his wartime (and final) novel Les Noyers de l'Altenburg.
Fendrich, 69, says "I'm not much of a flag-waver." But as America makes its annual Veterans Day nod, Fendrich is among those in-the-shadows folks who fan the flame of remembrance.
An entertaining if not especially lively read, the stow switches voices as quickly as its players shift positions: Andrew's mom goes from cheerleading compatriot to squeamish neutral party once she realizes that the couple plan to kiss at the end of the ceremony, and his dad evolves from self-righteous grump to self-congratulating flag-waver by story's end.
At a time when Argentina wanted a flag-waver, Borges contended that mirror images were abhorrent.
Nobody seems to mind, and only once did I see someone go up to the flag-waver, shouting: Leave that flag alone!
"Charlie" Bolack - founder of the Grafton News and Grafton Suburban Credit Union among others, entrepreneur, veteran, flag-waver and friend to anyone he ever met - passed away peacefully at home at 6:14 p.m.
Frank Field's relentless drive to curb child poverty, Esther McVey's effort's to encourage young girls to reach for the sky, John Pugh as the area's lone flag-waver for the Lib Dems.