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Synonyms for upholder

someone who upholds or maintains

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After the visit, the Patriarch said he agrees with Berri on all matters, describing his visit as the start of a long journey for Lebanon the upholder of the great symbol of coexistence in the east.
For an Amble boat, try the Upholder, skippered by Dave Builth, who is on 01665 712 561.
With his royal connections and as Leader of the House of Lords, he presents himself as a bulwark of the Establishment and upholder of family values.
Because if he did, Michael Martin would stop sounding like an aggrieved club man and start behaving as the upholder of public probity.
He truly believed that "God is my helper and the upholder of my life".
Beth Levy is a young girl who lives with her mother, Goldie, upholder of middle-class values and traditions; aunt Carrie, a skilled seamstress with a secret past; and glamorous aunt Sarah who takes Beth on summer outings to the open-air pool.
Maybe it's right that the circumstances in which this hitherto apparently blameless upholder of the law was found should be reported to the Crown Office.
His writings are notoriously prolix and opaque, so he has been claimed, inter alia, as materialist, functionalist, idealist, stylistic eclectic, Marxist revolutionary, petit bourgeois, proto-modernist, and upholder of historicism.
He is a moderate upholder of the natural rights philosophy, and in my judgment makes the strongest case I know of for natural rights.
She's a "traditionally built" lady in her thirties, an upholder of the traditional Botswana virtues of respect and courtesy.
I decided to write to the Queen because she is the Head of State, the upholder of our constitution," he said last night.
In allying himself with a non-elected, cowardly, self-serving and intellectually inadequate US leader and his corrupt administration in an illegal war, and in turning his back on the UN and Europe, Blair's proved himself the servant of expedience rather than the upholder of principle.
The head of Canada's naval forces, Vice-Admiral Greg Maddison, recently defended the decision to buy the Upholder submarines by pointing to the continuing existence of a worldwide "submarine threat.
But not one in a hundred readers would guess the author of that explicitly erotic Viking Love Song, was also the upholder of Victorian values who maintained a bizarre menage a trois with two forcible blue stockings who lived well into their eighties.
In confessing to the ethical lapses, Gingrich has tarnished his carefully cultivated pose as upholder of Congress' political morals.