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Advocatus diaboli. (Latin)
Translation: "Devil's advocate."
This term is generally used to describe someone who takes the unpopular or opposite side in an argument either out of contentiousness or out of a zeal for the truth.
This entry is located in the following units: dia-, di- (page 2) Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group A (page 12) voc-, voca-, vocab-, vocat-, -vocation, -vocative, -vocable, vok-, -voke (page 1)