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Definition of Revolutionary

  • Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators.
  • A revolutionist.
  • a radical supporter of political or social revolution
  • advocating or engaged in revolution
  • relating to or having the nature of a revolution
  • of or relating to or characteristic or causing an axial or orbital turn

How to use revolutionary in a sentence. Revolutionary pronunciation.

Never was a book about a revolutionary movement, written by one in sympathy with it, so lukewarm.
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In sharp contrast with him, Turgenev has created the character Solomin, who is not at all "typically Russian," but who must be if the revolutionary cause is to triumph.
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The whole novel is worth reading, apart from its revolutionary interest, apart from the proclamation of the Gospel according to Solomin, for the picture of that anachronistic pair of old lovers, Fomushka and Finushka.
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When he was twenty-seven years old, having impulsively expressed revolutionary opinions at a Radical Club to which he belonged, he was arrested with a number of his mates, and after an imprisonment of some months, he was led out on the 22 December 1849, with twenty-one companions, to the scaffold.
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Even the revolutionary views on art, which he expressed toward the end of the century in his book, "What is Art?" were by no means a sudden discovery, nor do they reveal a change in his attitude.
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Gorki has been repeatedly imprisoned for his revolutionary ideas and efforts; in 1906, at the very apex of his fame, he came to the United States to collect funds for the cause.
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This single mistake cost the Russian revolutionary cause an enormous sum of money, and may have altered history.
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Socialist and revolutionary propaganda are secretly circulated among these stupefied folk, and much of the narrative is taken up with the difficulties of accomplishing this distribution; for the whole book itself is nothing but a revolutionary tract.
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Gorki, in spite of his zeal for the revolutionary cause, has no remedy for the disease he calls Life.
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However this may be, Sanin is not in the least a politically revolutionary book, and critics of that school see no real talent or literary power in its pages.
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These revolutionaries, after startling the more sober of their hearers, went quietly home to mother or landlady, supped on cheese and cocoa, and next day plied the cleric pen with exemplary zeal.
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Well, then, I think the revolutionary Assembly, and subsequently the First Consul, were happily inspired in imposing a vigorous centralized political administration upon France.
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Dr. Muehlenberg, therefore, might safely have left them free to preach the Gospel where they would, even to his own distracted flock, which was weakened by dissensions, suffered severely in the Revolutionary War, and gradually scattered into the adjoining country.
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The outbreak of the Revolutionary War made Wagner's and Broesing's position precarious, for the English Act exempting the Moravians from military service was not likely to be respected by the Americans, and in 1776 Broesing returned to Wachovia, where the Moravians had settled in sufficient numbers to hold their own, though amid trials manifold.
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Marshall thought the latter could again be used for residence, and as a centre for such missionary work as was already begun by Mueller, Wagner and Broesing, but the Revolutionary War put an end to their efforts.
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The Revolutionary War had come and gone, and Von Schweinitz began again to investigate the condition of affairs in Savannah.
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Never in our political history has there been such an example of consummately organized, astutely managed, and unremittingly maintained intimidation; and accordingly never in our history has a measure of such revolutionary character and of such profound importance as the Eighteenth Amendment been put through with anything like such smoothness and celerity.
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Philip looked upon him with puzzled surprise; for he was very unlike his idea of the revolutionary: he spoke in a low voice and was extraordinarily polite; he never sat down till he was asked to; and when on rare occasions he met Philip in the street took off his hat with an elaborate gesture; he never laughed, he never even smiled.
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He was scarcely conscious of the fact that he wanted to show off before Hayward, but when he took him round the galleries he poured out to him all the revolutionary opinions which himself had so recently adopted.
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So the morning wore on, and the pile of letters grew, and Mary felt, at last, that she was the center ganglion of a very fine network of nerves which fell over England, and one of these days, when she touched the heart of the system, would begin feeling and rushing together and emitting their splendid blaze of revolutionary fireworks-for some such metaphor represents what she felt about her work, when her brain had been heated by three hours of application.
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Examples of Revolutionary

Example #1
Naturally the public could not swallow it, for even God cannot digest a Laodicean.
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But it did not deserve then, and does not deserve now, the merciless condemnation of the critics; though they still take up stones to stone it.
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He seems unreal because he is unreal; he is the ideal.
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But he is a dead man long before that.
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In economy of material there has never been his equal.
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This is ever the final mystery of Turgenev's art-the power of absolutely complete representation in a few hundred words.