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Its functions were in short remedial, not revolutionary or anarchical.

And certainly in his own work we have a beautiful and anarchical freedom.

We should be the most monarchical people in Europe if we were not the most anarchical.

Its functions were, in short, remedial, not revolutionary or anarchical.

To question the old must inevitably seem irreverent and anarchical.

We have before us a state of society in which the anarchical element is predominant.

The violent and anarchical France at the opening of the 20th century.

Their moral and social world is in a chaotic and anarchical state.

Ours is no anarchical movement, but one of order and obedience.

Time is the true remedy for all bad passions and for all anarchical doctrines.

WORD ORIGIN

1755, "chaotic, without order or rule," from Greek anarkhos "without head or chief" (see anarchy) + -ic. Differentiated from anarchistic (1845) which tends to refer to the political philosophy of anarchism. An older word in this sense was anarchical (1590s). Anarchial is from 1710; Landor used anarchal (1824).

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