[ UK /bˈɒlʃɪvˌɪk/ ]
[ US /ˈboʊɫʃəˌvɪk/ ]
  1. a Russian member of the left-wing majority group that followed Lenin and eventually became the Russian communist party
  2. emotionally charged terms used to refer to extreme radicals or revolutionaries
  1. of or relating to Bolshevism
    Bolshevik Revolution
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How To Use Bolshevik In A Sentence

  • Gingrich, whose "Contract With America" was a brilliant piece of political phrasemaking, is well aware that the phrase "social engineering" originated with Lenin's attempts to radically rebuild Russian society in the years that immediately followed the Bolshevik Revolution. Richard (RJ) Eskow: America's Real Radicals: The 40 Extremist Senators Who Voted Against Medicare
  • A Russian guide told the visitors of the events on that dark night of Jan 17, 1918, when the Bolshevik Guards called the tsar and his family to the cellar and shot them. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at
  • But, under Lenin's brilliant leadership, the Bolshevik party was able to resist all such deviations.
  • Dogs of every description from the poodle to the St. Bernard and from the wolfhound to the half-breed dachshund, which is half German and half Bolshevik and looks the part. The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki Campaigning in North Russia 1918-1919
  • Accordingly, Wilson refused to take on any “mandate,” such as the Armenian territories of Turkey that had been victim of widespread massacres, or embark on an invasion of Russia to assist the anti-Bolshevik forces that were battling communist troops there. Shaping the World at Versailles: A Q&A With the Author of A Shattered Peace - Freakonomics Blog -
  • The Vatican had taken a consistently anti-communist line in the years since the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
  • For the Bolsheviki it was important that the problems of the Revolution should be solved in the quickest possible manner—but the Bolsheviki were not interested in how these problems were to be solved…. Chapter 12. The Peasants’ Congress
  • The Bolsheviks seized power in Russia only weeks before the 14 Points speech, and Marxist-Leninism was to prove a powerful, similarly universalist, rival to liberal democracy for the rest of the 20th century.
  • To the victims, the abstract Leftism of some of the Bolsheviks seemed in practice much the same as colonial domination.
  • To-day the Bolsheviki were in power, while yesterday's coalitionist ministers and their co-workers found themselves cast aside and suddenly deprived of every bit of influence upon the further course of events. From October to Brest-Litovsk
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