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radical

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  • adjfundamental, basic
  • adjdeviating by extremes
  • nounperson who advocates significant, often extreme change
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Synonyms for radical

adj fundamental, basic
  • profound
  • basal
  • bottom
  • cardinal
  • constitutional
  • essential
  • native
  • natural
  • organic
  • original
  • primary
  • primitive
  • deep-seated
  • foundational
  • inherent
  • innate
  • intrinsic
  • meat-and-potatoes
  • primal
  • thoroughgoing
  • underlying
  • vital

Antonyms for radical

  • inessential
  • minor
  • secondary
  • unimportant
  • unnatural
  • conservative
  • extrinsic
  • moderate
  • nonessential
  • superficial
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