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reactionaries

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1 a person whose political beliefs are centered on tradition and keeping things the way they are
  • reactionaries tried to stop the passage of the legislation extending civil rights

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2 a person with old-fashioned ideas
  • a reactionary in the nation's ongoing culture war, she seems to believe that watching any TV at all will rot your brain

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“Reactionaries.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reactionaries. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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