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Synonyms for extremist

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one who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures

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

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a person who holds extreme views

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(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm

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THE West Midlands Euro-MP who left UKIP over its links with extremist parties has warned people against voting for the party in county council elections this week.
Therefore, the natural result of these ode thoughts was to have these extremists be margenalised and isolated by the society or force them revise their wrong ideas about their religion.
According to Dr Neelam, Psychological education alone can change the fundamentalists' ideologies held by these extremists. The psychological education involves cognitive behavioural therapy and behavioural modification with careful supervision of detainees.
Former congressman and CIA director Porter Goss said: "The Iraq conflict, while not a cause of extremism, has become a cause for extremists."
Analysts see that the Western policy towards Syria that is premised on instigating violence and closing the door on the political solution has helped embolden the takfiri extremists and encourage them to head to Syria to commit crimes that targeted civilians and state institutions.
She said the strategy, which was originally launched in 2007 to stop the growth of home-grown terrorism, "failed to tackle the extremist ideology that not only undermines the cohesion of our society, but also inspires would-be terrorists to seek to bring death and destruction to our towns and cities".
Labour's initial Prevent strategy, established in the wake of the 7/7 London bombings to tackle the spread of terrorist ideology, was never going to be perfect, Ms Cooper said, as she hit back at claims Labour funded extremist organisations which were responsible for spreading fundamentalist ideas.
She replied that it was not true that all Arabs are demonised and blamed the media for hyping the extremist views of a few.
The main concentrations of extremists are said to be in Birmingham, London and Luton.
ISLAMABAD (PAN): At least 14 extremists were killed in jet fighters bombing and mortar shelling on the hideouts of the extremists in Bajaur Agency, near the Afghan-Pak border, locals said.
Rebecca Knuth (Chair of the Library and Information Science Program, University of Hawaii) presents Burning Books And Leveling Libraries: Extremist Violence and Culture Destruction, a scholarly study of nationalist, ethnic, religious, or political extremism taken to such lengths as to result in the wholesale destruction of libraries as an all-out assault upon cultural values the extremists despise.
In its most repressive phase, Egypt killed, injured, or executed the largest number of extremists between 1993 and 1995.
In December 2004, police blamed Muslim extremists for an attack against St.
The National Democratic Party extremists also helped to taint all German political conservatives by making statements that would associate conservatives with neo-Nazi positions.
Joe Lieberman calls the Democratic candidates who oppose the war in Iraq "extremists" It seems to me that the real extremists are the top officials of the Bush administration who repeatedly exaggerated the need for the war to the point of outright lying, and the legislators like Lieberman who aided and abetted them.