[ UK /tˈɔːt‍ʃbe‍əɹɐ/ ]
  1. a leader in a campaign or movement
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How To Use torchbearer In A Sentence

  • If necessary the number may be reduced to only two torchbearers and thurifer, or even just the thurifer alone.
  • Sang , who uses a wheelchair, is an official torchbearer for the 2008 Olympics.
  • In the same way as Leadbelly and Woody Guthrie documented their era in the early 20th century with their songs, the instrumentalist is the torchbearer of a centuries-old tradition in the virtually unwritten Arabic music culture. WeLove-music
  • The media as a torchbearer of the nation should be devoid of negative tribalism and sectionalism.
  • Torchbearers thus can spend more time on strategic leadership tasks, such as interfacing with a variety of powerful constituencies, making sense of the environment and shaping it in innovative ways, identifying opportunities and threats, charting novel courses for the organization, and mobilizing the collective. The Jakarta Post Breaking News
  • Far from being an example of radiant perfection handing down instructions from Mount Sinai about how we should lead our moral lives, Zeus is the embodiment of raunchy behavior, seducing the mortal Alcmena, for example, by pretending to be her husband (thus producing Hercules), and raping Leda in the shape of a swan (thus producing Helen and Polydeuces) -- even having a brief fling with his gay torchbearer, Ganymede. Robert Brustein: Monotonous Monotheism
  • It was a bronze statue, Greek or Roman, of a torchbearer whose branch flared with sudden cold corposant fire. Operation Luna
  • Looking back over those 25 years, let us today accord proper place and recognition to that generant of MK we know as umgwenya, who by force of circumstance and in the face of such diversity became the core for our regrouping and the torchbearers of our revolution. UMKHONTO WE SIZWE - BORN OF THE PEOPLE"
  • Last night in Reading, the powerful cruiserweight demonstrated to all just why many consider him to be the torchbearer for the future of British boxing.
  • I had quite an escort of cavalry, two horsemen, who rode side by side with me the whole way to the mountain, and then, when we had to dismount and climb up through the boulders of some dry torrent course, I had two linkmen or torchbearers, leaping on the crest of the ditch on either side, and lighting me right up to the door of the cabin. My New Curate
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