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extremist

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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extremist

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Synonyms & Antonyms of extremist (Entry 2 of 2)

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 28 Jul. 2021.

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