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synonyms for radical

  • 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
See also synonyms for: unradical
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antonyms for radical

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  • inessential
  • minor
  • secondary
  • unimportant
  • extrinsic
  • nonessential
  • superficial
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WORDS RELATED TO RADICAL

  • avant-garde
  • breakthrough
  • cutting-edge
  • excellent
  • exceptional
  • extreme
  • first
  • foremost
  • forward
  • higher
  • late
  • leading
  • leading-edge
  • liberal
  • precocious
  • progressive
  • radical
  • state-of-the-art
  • unconventional
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