crusade against (someone or something)

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crusade against (someone or something)

To strongly oppose someone or something and encourage others to do the same. Many people in our small town are crusading against that big construction project because they feel that we don't need more stores so close to our homes.
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crusade against someone or something

to campaign or demonstrate against someone or something. You are always crusading against one cause or another. Ed started crusading against Eric and the latter threatened suit.
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But there can be little doubt that these policies have acted as a very potent recruiting tool for hardline extremists who seek to hoodwink angry, disillusioned young Muslims into believing the ludicrous notion that the West is engaged in some of crusade against them.