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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A leader in any enterprise. Also: The main character in a play, novel or story.

Usage examples (32)
  • The protagonist of the story was a teacher who had unusual ideas about literature.
  • A short story where the protagonist is a violent sociopath.
  • Quite often in manuscripts the protagonist is an ordinary person.
  • (Generally, the protagonist is a few years older than the reader). for more
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