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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Someone who has extreme political opinions and aims, and who is willing to do unusual or illegal things in order to achieve them. One who supports ideas that deviate to the greatest degree from the center of opinion.

Usage examples (17)
  • The bomb was planted by right-wing extremists.
  • extremist political views
  • The department cites threatening rhetoric from what it calls extremist groups.
  • Well, one religious extremist is as dangerous as any other. for more
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