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Contestant   /kəntˈɛstənt/   Listen

A person who participates in competitions.
A person who dissents from some established policy.  Synonyms: dissenter, dissident, objector, protester.

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"Contestant" Quotes from Famous Books

... to the Grecian camp, where it was burned on a magnificent funeral pile. Achilles, like his victim Memnon, was made immortal by the favor of the gods. His armor was offered as a prize to the most distinguished Grecian hero, and was adjudged to Ulysses, whereupon Ajax, his close contestant for the ...
— Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15) - The Romance of Reality • Charles Morris

... on over now and put your name down, as a contestant. The blanks are in the office of the Hampton News," ...
— The Boy Scouts of the Eagle Patrol • Howard Payson

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