Definition of 'controversialist'

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But he is also a feisty controversialist. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)He will be admired as a plucky controversialist. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A controversialist to the end, he remained politically active both nationally and regionally. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Gone is the agent provocateur, the incorrigible controversialist, the incubus of discord and scandal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He liked to describe himself as a controversialist rather than a theologian. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He's a shameless controversialist, although he rejects the tag. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He is not (contrary to his reputation in some quarters) a 'great hater', but he is a ferocious controversialist. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Dancing around adversaries who had thought him just an impertinent youngster, he proved a formidable controversialist. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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