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revolutionary

adjective

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1 being very far from the center of public opinion
  • a candidate with a lot of crazy, revolutionary ideas that no one seems to be going for

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2 taking part in a rebellion
  • revolutionary forces that were soundly defeated before reaching the capital

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revolutionary

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Synonyms & Antonyms of revolutionary (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a person who favors rapid and sweeping changes especially in laws and methods of government
  • after the collapse of the Russian monarchy, the moderate socialists briefly governed until being overthrown by the Bolshevik revolutionaries

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2 a person who rises up against authority
  • at first the government was not worried about this small band of unarmed revolutionaries

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The first known use of revolutionary was in 1718

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“Revolutionary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/revolutionary. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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