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Synonyms for radical

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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The question of the freedom of the individual and the necessity of preventing the interference of the establishment, the elites and the state in his affairs also preoccupied the radical liberals of the region in the first decade of the Second German Reich.
Does Keywords for Radicals preach to the choir, courting only an existing radical constituency, however defined?
The Institute for Radical Forgiveness was founded in 1998 and has since trained hundreds of coaches and therapy practitioners who are now helping people heal their lives through Radical Forgiveness and the Radical Living Strategies.
Overall, Radical Feminists may appeal to undergraduate students in introductory-level history and gender and women's studies courses.
As a result of free radical damage, pigment production becomes disorderly and unpredictable, making skin appear unsightly and aged.
Anyone who questions whether the Radical Republicans really intended to impose dictatorial controls over the post-war South need only consult their own words.
Berlinski understands that taking such a hard line could make her sound racist and intolerant, but the rhetoric coming from radical Islamists--some of whom espouse the full implementation of Islamic sharia law, reduced rights for women, and death for gays and lesbians--requires a strong stand.
Radical Simplicity does work - a show rule requires that entrants start their engines - but it hasn't been ridden for fear of marring thousands of dollars worth of paint work.
21) Briggs was at the forefront of this radical movement toward black self-determination.
Even if Attali is half correct, what is clear is that the worldwide radical Islamic movement is highly dangerous, highly ambitious, and is not going away anytime soon.
We knew that pollen can make the body make free radicals, but this study shows that pollen takes an active role in making free radicals itself," he says.
The Evolution and Application of Radical Change Theory
Tokyo, Japan, Aug 5, 2005 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation today announced that it is developing a high-power organic radical battery ("ORB") used to protect IT equipment such as desktop PCs from losing data during power supply interruption.
Written by an Assistant Professor of Communication at Indiana University, Bloomington, Malcolm X: Inventing Radical Judgment is a scholarly, intense, and philosophical analysis of Malcom X's oratory.
It is of course somewhat startling to see the events of one's own lifetime described as "history," but it is even more surprising to read admiring, uncritical accounts of the radical movements of that era.