Radical Adjective Synonyms
extremist, revolutionary, fanatic, zealot, immoderate, anarchist, militant
The radicals favour reform, the conservatives the status quo - but there is nothing new in that.
communist, leftist, left-winger, red, Bolshevik, Bolshevist, pink, pinko
Carlo, recently arrested as a spy, had been a radical since his days at university.
Radical Noun Synonyms
extremist, revolutionary, fanatic(al), militant, anarchist(ic), immoderate
A staunch conservative, Vincent regarded as radical anyone who disagreed with him.
Radical Verb Synonyms
basic, fundamental, elementary, inherent, constitutional, elemental, essential, cardinal, principal, primary, deep, deep-seated, profound, underlying, organic, natural, rudimentary
There is a radical error in your approach to the problem. There are radical differences in the ways we regard the English language.
thorough, thoroughgoing, complete, entire, total, exhaustive, sweeping, (all-)inclusive, comprehensive, all-embracing, out-and-out, drastic, severe, extreme, extremist, revolutionary
We have made radical changes in the way we live. Every political party that is not in power promises radical reform.
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