extremist 1 of 2

as in radical
being very far from the center of public opinion their extremist views on religious issues set them apart from the rest of the community

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as in revolutionary
a person who favors rapid and sweeping changes especially in laws and methods of government extremists wanted to do away with everything, even though they had no thought-out plan for what to do afterwards

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“Extremist.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/extremist. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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