a negotiator willing to compromise

Henry Clay was known as the Great Compromiser

Hypernyms: ↑negotiator, ↑negotiant, ↑treater

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  • the Great Compromiser — noun United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777 1852) • Syn: ↑Clay, ↑Henry Clay • Instance Hypernyms: ↑politician, ↑politico, ↑pol, ↑political leader …   Useful english dictionary

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