7 letter words ending in ist

Abacist (n.) One who uses an abacus in casting accounts; a calculator.

Acquist (n.) Acquisition; gain.

Adonist (n.) One who maintains that points of the Hebrew word translated "Jehovah" are really the vowel points of the word "Adonai." See Jehovist.

Agamist (n.) An unmarried person; also, one opposed to marriage.

Agonist (n.) One who contends for the prize in public games.

Amorist (n.) A lover; a gallant.

Animist (n.) One who maintains the doctrine of animism.

Arabist (n.) One well versed in the Arabic language or literature; also, formerly, one who followed the Arabic system of surgery.

Atheist (n.) One who disbelieves or denies the existence of a God, or supreme intelligent Being.

Atheist (n.) A godless person.

Atomist (n.) One who holds to the atomic philosophy or theory.

Baalist (n.) Alt. of Baalite

Baptist (n.) One who administers baptism; -- specifically applied to John, the forerunner of Christ.

Baptist (n.) One of a denomination of Christians who deny the validity of infant baptism and of sprinkling, and maintain that baptism should be administered to believers alone, and should be by immersion. See Anabaptist.

Biblist (n.) One who makes the Bible the sole rule of faith.

Biblist (n.) A biblical scholar; a biblicist.

Bullist (n.) A writer or drawer up of papal bulls.

Cambist (n.) A banker; a money changer or broker; one who deals in bills of exchange, or who is skilled in the science of exchange.

Carlist (n.) A partisan of Charles X. of France, or of Don Carlos of Spain.

Carvist (n.) A hawk which is of proper age and training to be carried on the hand; a hawk in its first year.

Casuist (n.) One who is skilled in, or given to, casuistry.

Casuist (v. i.) To play the casuist.

Chemist (n.) A person versed in chemistry or given to chemical investigation; an analyst; a maker or seller of chemicals or drugs.

Chorist (n.) A singer in a choir; a chorister.

Chymist () Alt. of Chymistry

Coexist (v. i.) To exist at the same time; -- sometimes followed by with.

Comtist (n.) A disciple of Comte; a positivist.

Consist (v. i.) To stand firm; to be in a fixed or permanent state, as a body composed of parts in union or connection; to hold together; to be; to exist; to subsist; to be supported and maintained.

Consist (v. i.) To be composed or made up; -- followed by of.

Consist (v. i.) To have as its substance or character, or as its foundation; to be; -- followed by in.

Consist (v. i.) To be consistent or harmonious; to be in accordance; -- formerly used absolutely, now followed by with.

Consist (v. i.) To insist; -- followed by on.

Copyist (n.) A copier; a transcriber; an imitator; a plagiarist.

Cornist (n.) A performer on the cornet or horn.

Cyclist (n.) A cycler.

Dentist (n.) One whose business it is to clean, extract, or repair natural teeth, and to make and insert artificial ones; a dental surgeon.

Dialist (n.) A maker of dials; one skilled in dialing.

Diarist (n.) One who keeps a diary.

Dietist (n.) Alt. of Dietitian

Dualist (n.) One who believes in dualism; a ditheist.

Dualist (n.) One who administers two offices.

Duelist (n.) One who fights in single combat.

Ebonist (n.) One who works in ebony.

Egotist (n.) One addicted to egotism; one who speaks much of himself or magnifies his own achievements or affairs.

Elegist (n.) A write of elegies.

Elogist (n.) One who pronounces an eloge.

Elohist (n.) The writer, or one of the writers, of the passages of the Old Testament, notably those of Elohim instead of Jehovah, as the name of the Supreme Being; -- distinguished from Jehovist.

Entwist (v. t.) To twist or wreathe round; to intwine.

Etacist (n.) One who favors etacism.

Faunist (n.) One who describes the fauna of country; a naturalist.

Feudist (n.) A writer on feuds; a person versed in feudal law.

Florist (n.) A cultivator of, or dealer in, flowers.

Florist (n.) One who writes a flora, or an account of plants.

Flutist (n.) A performer on the flute; a flautist.

Flutist (n.) To move with quick vibrations or undulations; as, a sail flutters in the wind; a fluttering fan.

Flutist (n.) To move about briskly, irregularly, or with great bustle and show, without much result.

Flutist (n.) To be in agitation; to move irregularly; to flucttuate; to be uncertainty.

Fuguist (n.) A musician who composes or performs fugues.

Gambist (n.) A performer upon the viola di gamba. See under Viola.

Harpist (n.) A player on the harp; a harper.

Herbist (n.) A herbalist.

Hobbist (n.) One who accepts the doctrines of Thomas Hobbes.

Huloist (n.) See Hyloist.

Hygeist (n.) One skilled in hygiena; a hygienist.

Hyloist (n.) Same as Hylotheist.

Hymnist (n.) A writer of hymns.

Idolist (n.) A worshiper of idols.

Inexist (v. i.) To exist within; to dwell within.

Intwist (v. t.) To twist into or together; to interweave.

Ironist (n.) One who uses irony.

Itacist (n.) One who is in favor of itacism.

Judaist (n.) One who believes and practices Judaism.

Kantist (n.) A disciple or follower of Kant.

Lamaist (n.) Alt. of Lamaite

Maurist (n.) A member of the Congregation of Saint Maur, an offshoot of the Benedictines, originating in France in the early part of the seventeenth century. The Maurists have been distinguished for their interest in literature.

Metrist (n.) A maker of verses.

Oculist (n.) One skilled in treating diseases of the eye.

Oligist (a.) Hematite or specular iron ore; -- prob. so called in allusion to its feeble magnetism, as compared with magnetite.

Oligist (a.) Alt. of Oligistic

Patrist (n.) One versed in patristics.

Paulist (n.) A member of The Institute of the Missionary Priests of St. Paul the Apostle, founded in 1858 by the Rev. I. T. Hecker of New York. The majority of the members were formerly Protestants.

Persist (v. i.) To stand firm; to be fixed and unmoved; to stay; to continue steadfastly; especially, to continue fixed in a course of conduct against opposing motives; to persevere; -- sometimes conveying an unfavorable notion, as of doggedness or obstinacy.

Pianist (n.) A performer, esp. a skilled performer, on the piano.

Piarist (n.) One of a religious order who are the regular clerks of the Scuole Pie (religious schools), an institute of secondary education, founded at Rome in the last years of the 16th century.

Pietist (n.) One of a class of religious reformers in Germany in the 17th century who sought to revive declining piety in the Protestant churches; -- often applied as a term of reproach to those who make a display of religious feeling. Also used adjectively.

Plenist (n.) One who holds that all space is full of matter.

Protist (n.) One of the Protista.

Querist (n.) One who inquires, or asks questions.

Realist (n.) One who believes in realism; esp., one who maintains that generals, or the terms used to denote the genera and species of things, represent real existences, and are not mere names, as maintained by the nominalists.

Realist (n.) An artist or writer who aims at realism in his work. See Realism, 2.

Rhymist (n.) A rhymer; a rhymester.

Sacrist (n.) A sacristan; also, a person retained in a cathedral to copy out music for the choir, and take care of the books.

Scotist (n.) A follower of (Joannes) Duns Scotus, the Franciscan scholastic (d. 1308), who maintained certain doctrines in philosophy and theology, in opposition to the Thomists, or followers of Thomas Aquinas, the Dominican scholastic.

Sectist (n.) One devoted to a sect; a soetary.

Selfist (n.) A selfish person.

Sensist (n.) One who, in philosophy, holds to sensism.

Soloist (n.) One who sings or plays a solo.

Sophist (n.) One of a class of men who taught eloquence, philosophy, and politics in ancient Greece; especially, one of those who, by their fallacious but plausible reasoning, puzzled inquirers after truth, weakened the faith of the people, and drew upon themselves general hatred and contempt.

Sophist (n.) Hence, an impostor in argument; a captious or fallacious reasoner.

Statist (n.) A statesman; a politician; one skilled in government.

Statist (n.) A statistician.

Stylist (n.) One who is a master or a model of style, especially in writing or speaking; a critic of style.

Subsist (v. i.) To be; to have existence; to inhere.

Subsist (v. i.) To continue; to retain a certain state.

Subsist (v. i.) To be maintained with food and clothing; to be supported; to live.

Subsist (v. t.) To support with provisions; to feed; to maintain; as, to subsist one's family.

Summist (n.) One who sums up; one who forms an abridgment or summary.

Thomist (n.) A follower of Thomas Aquinas. See Scotist.

Tourist (n.) One who makes a tour, or performs a journey in a circuit.

Tropist (n.) One who deals in tropes; specifically, one who avoids the literal sense of the language of Scripture by explaining it as mere tropes and figures of speech.

Unalist (n.) An ecclesiastical who holds but one benefice; -- distinguished from pluralist.

Untwist (v. t.) To separate and open, as twisted threads; to turn back, as that which is twisted; to untwine.

Untwist (v. t.) To untie; to open; to disentangle.

Utopist (n.) A Utopian.

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