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  • adverb In a reactionary manner.


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  • The left has a significant number who are reactionarily anti-nuclear and the right has huge influence from the coal lobby.

    Energy Diversification, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Moreover, there's a hefty amount of different sf and pulp to draw on from that period, which doesn't aim for the same racist and/or colonialist and/or reactionarily anticommunist tropes.

    Information, Culture, Policy, Education: Indiana Jones and the bad old days

  • Claims that anthropic arguements that creationists use are “dubious” are stereotypically lame from a willfully ignorant and reactionarily opposing knowledge about the subject.

    ‘Tis the Season for Tenure Flaps

  • So what can we do to arm ourselves, instead of afterwards reactionarily?

    CNN Transcript Oct 7, 2005

  • You know, as much as I hate the police and revel in their ass-kickings, I don't reactionarily cheer every time a cop gets punched in the face, especially when those doing the punching are gang members.

    Anarchist news dot org - News for anarchists and their friends

  • Let us hope better of the new generation -- recent exhibitions afford some excuse -- a generation which, if reactionarily inclined, can always take Steer for a model, or, if disposed to keep abreast of the times and share in the heritage of Cézanne as well as that of Constable, can draw courage from the fact that there is, after all, one English painter -- Duncan Grant -- who takes honourable rank beside the best of his contemporaries.

    Since Cézanne

  • My efforts are perhaps too little to make a large impact, but then again, perhaps those student will grow up to think about the issue rationally rather than reactionarily when it’s decision time.

    The deniers of science Part 2 - The Panda's Thumb


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