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ra duh kuhl

  • n  (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
  • n  an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron; in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule
    in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells
  • n  a person who has radical ideas or opinions
  • n  (mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity
  • n  a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram
  • n  (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
  • s  (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
    radical opinions on education
  • s  markedly new or introducing radical change
    radical political views
  • s  arising from or going to the root or source
    a radical flaw in the plan
  • a  of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root
    a radical verb form
  • a  especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem
    radical leaves

  • Has the movement collapsed? He was a single-minded revolutionary, one of the most notorious of the young radicals in the '60s.
  • Ending the nightmare of the present government is still possible, but it will require a more radical diplomatic strategy than the world has tried so far.
  • Radical movements, by nature, are those that seek revolutionary change.
News & Articles

  • Driving Our Dreams: Yesterday’s futuristic concept cars still charm
    A few times each year, car companies predict the future. At auto shows worldwide, concept cars wow audiences with radical styling and tech that would make Gene Roddenberry smile, but what happens when tomorrow’s high tech ride becomes yesterday’s fantasy? This summer, visitors to Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich, Massachusetts will get to see [...]
    June 16, 2013 - Digital Trends
  • Magic Valley Mink Farmers on Alert
    BURLEY • Local mink farmers are keeping a low profile since a recent “call to action” posted online by the radical Animal Liberation Front.
    June 16, 2013 - The Times-News
  • Britain spent more then $1 million defending cleric
    LONDON, June 15 (UPI) -- The British government spent more than $1 million defending a radical Muslim clergyman in his long fight against deportation.
    June 15, 2013 - UPI

  • Jimmy Carter in Reuters
    In the newspaper interview, Carter said Bush had taken a "radical departure from all previous administration policies" with the Iraq war.
  • Mitch Daniels in NewsOK.com (registration)
    This thing came on fast with such a radical deluge of water that people were describing going from a feeling of security to waist-deep water in a matter or 15 or 20 minutes,said Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels, who canceled a trade mission to Japan.
  • Pius Ncube in Washington Post
    If we lead by shouldering our international responsibilities and pointing the way to a better and safer future for humanity ...... it will strengthen us to confront the transcendent challenge of our time: the threat of radical Islamic... John McCain http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McCain&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEhauRSvpu74c5JI21AhXVu-x_kmQ Canoe.ca http://www.google.com/url?q=http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2008/01/19/4782495-cp.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEBcebYe925GWmoqyUuKdzKIrsLJA Jan 19, 2008 79920 107721 radicalism We have to stand up against this oppression. The time for radicalism is now," Ncube said. "If we gather a crowd of 20,000, the government will not use its guns."

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