One that contests or disputes something, such as an election or a will.
One who dissents:
A Dissenter; Nonconformist
A Confederate soldier.
A British Protestant who does not belong to the Anglican Church; Dissenter
The definition of a heretic is a person who violates established rules and tenants of a religion, or is a person who has views that don't conform to the norm.
A person who advocates political, religious, or racial separation
The belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers, regarded as creating and governing the universe:
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