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Synonyms for radical

arising from or going to the root or source

holding especially political views that deviate drastically and fundamentally from conventional or traditional beliefs

one who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures

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(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron

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(mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity

a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram

(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm

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markedly new or introducing radical change

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arising from or going to the root or source

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of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root

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especially of leaves

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Those of you who embrace the above principles of the Cyprus National Radicalist Union, and desire the speedy and sure fulfilment of its stated aim, come to its bosom.
The Cyprus National Radicalist Union will have as its official organ for regular communication with the public the newspaper Irreconcilable, which will begin to be published as from next Saturday, the 24th October.
131) Radicalist claims that realizations of mercy and justice will occur only within Christian communities (particularly when they come together as the Body of Christ rather than when they engage "outsiders") at least risk the idolatry that Hooper signals.
133) This conception is suggestive of how Baxter understands the responsibility of a radicalist approach in contrast to accusations of sectarian withdrawal.
A radicalist embodiment of Christian faith severed from any external communication or advocacy limits its witness efforts in the face of internal challenges, just as reformist advocacy severed from embodiment of the norms and practices one promotes significantly undermines credibility.
167) Mutual clarification of reformist and radicalist approaches along the lines I have suggested should allow for a move away from rigid typologies and toward prophetic, critical engagement that models gospel values and engages the wider world on issues that touch human life and dignity.
See Baxter, "'Blowing the Dynamite of the Church': Catholic Radicalism from a Catholic Radicalist Perspective," The Church as Counterculture, Michael L.
I would add that it anticipates underlying differences in the stances of Hehir and Baxter himself, much of reformist Catholic social ethics on the one hand and a more rigorist, radicalist approach in the tradition of Day, Furfey on the other.
She recently applied this hybrid proposal to reformist and radicalist methodologies in Catholic social ethics in responding directly to Baxter's plenary address to the Catholic Theological Society of America.
Inflammatory characterizations of reformists as "beltway accommodationists" or condescending depictions of radicalists as "admirable but irresponsible" are unconstructive in the service of our common efforts.