reactionary has definitions from the field of politics
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[ noun ] (politics) an extreme conservative; an opponent of progress or liberalism

Used in print

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

The two main charges levelled against the Bourbons by liberals is that they are racists and social reactionaries .

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

He had never heard the word reactionary before his life as a POW began .

When I talked to Ching about it , he said , Everyone can learn , if he is not a Reactionary or lazy .

It is plain as hell Johnson is no Reactionary .

Why did n't the damn Reactionaries bump him off ?

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[ adjective ] extremely conservative

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[ adjective ] (politics) extremely conservative

Used in print

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

Turn the bastards over to me - to me and my boys - no nigger ever got what would be comin to them - reactionary bastards .

Lousy Reactionary bastards been tryin to fuck_up the Program for months .

Dirty Reactionary bastards comin down here in the night and bumpin_off ol Slater and those other poor bastards .

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