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Reactionary

A reactionary is someone who seeks to restore conditions to those of a previous era. A reactionary is sometimes described as an extreme conservative, but whereas a conservative seeks, in the simplest terms, to preserve the status quo, a reactionary seeks to return to the situation of a prior time. Thus a reactionary can be described as one who seeks to undo recent changes and thus turn the clock back.



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