radical

Part of speech: adverb

Radically.

Part of speech: noun

Radicalness.

Part of speech: adjective

Proceeding from or pertaining to the root; essential; fundamental.

Part of speech: adjective

Thoroughgoing; unsparing; extreme.

Part of speech: noun

An extremist.

Part of speech: noun

The primitive part of a word; a root; radicle.

Part of speech: noun

A quantity of which the root is required.

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Usage examples "radical":

  1. I know that you are a radical Catholic, that you are the friend of a man who is really sound and strong, and who calls himself a Catholic, but who is pronounced a heretic by true Catholics; and a heretic he certainly is. - "The Saint", Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer.
  2. This picture, although superficial and betraying when you looked into it a radical want of knowledge, was not lacking in charm. - "Modern Painting", George Moore.
  3. Yet it would be difficult to perceive how they could have been less radical than they were. - "A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1.", Carlton J. H. Hayes.