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Hernández insists Petro will turn Colombia into Venezuela, a country with an economy run into the ground by years of recklessly doctrinaire socialist policies imposed in the name of populist revolution.

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Even though HBES members were in the avant garde of studying human behavior from an evolutionary perspective, most of them were doctrinaire in their rejection of group selection.

But he also prides himself on not being doctrinaire in his beliefs.

Bachmann is so doctrinaire she seems unlikely to be a serious contender in the general election.

In this selective narrative, the only path to truth is doctrinaire conservatism.

This was a watershed between doctrinaire aggression and physical aggression.

Governance has even led him to moderate some of his more doctrinaire conservative views, he said.

To these, as a "forward" party, the doctrinaire theorists have allied themselves.

If his mind did not naturally work that way he would not be a Doctrinaire.

The Doctrinaire can never realize the fatal nature of the "too-much."

None the less, all attempts to win the working men from the doctrinaire Socialists failed.

The strength of the new party was frittered away in doctrinaire factional strife between the single taxers and the socialists.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to doctrinaire, such as: authoritarian, authoritative, biased, bigoted, bullheaded, and dictative.

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