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radical

mod. great; excellent. (California.) My boyfriend, he’s, like, so radical!
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When America was discovered," said the Radical member-- and he began to give some wearisome facts.
Do you know Sir Harry Otway--a Radical if ever there was?
There were other sides, too, to Mr Rackstraw's character, but for the moment let him go as a multi-millionaire City man and Radical politician.
Brooke on this occasion little thought of the Radical speech which, at a later period, he was led to make on the incomes of the bishops.
Saintsbury rightly points out, in correction of an imperfectly informed French critic of our literature) the radical distinction between poetry and prose has ever been recognized by its students, yet the imaginative impulse, which is perhaps the richest of our purely intellectual gifts, has been apt to invade the province of that tact and good judgment, alike as to matter and manner, in which we are not richer than other people.
Then the radical change in our diet was not good for us.
Sometimes I am fairly sure I am out of water, and that I should belong in Paris, in Grub Street, in a hermit's cave, or in some sadly wild Bohemian crowd, drinking claret, - dago-red they call it in San Francisco, - dining in cheap restaurants in the Latin Quarter, and expressing vociferously radical views upon all creation.
I will take the management of the prisons," said a Decent Respect for Public Opinion, "and make a radical change.
As I learned afterward, they had got their previous guest of honour, a brilliant young radical, unskilled in drinking, quite pipped.
The vile Laws of Supply and Demand shall find labor scarce in that agricultural district; and pitiless Political Economy shall spend a few extra shillings on the poor, as certainly as I am that Radical, Communist, and Incendiary--Julian Gray
Advocates of radical revolution thrust themselves forward in large numbers, while cultured and thoughtful men, including the Oxford group, indulged the too ideal hope of a gradual and peaceful reform.
She was a bel esprit, and a dreadful Radical for those days.
When he reached the point about the fundamental and radical law, his opponent jumped up and began to protest.
He came to us because my husband is one of the few Radical peers.
What a Radical you are--oh, dear me, what a Radical you are