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Sample sentences for the GRE study word reactionary

reactionary can be used as a adj
reactionary can be used as a noun

1.In either case, it is both reactionary and Utopian. - from The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
2.He broke with the liberal Whigs and joined forces with the reactionary Tories. - from English Literature by William J. Long
3.The revolutionary literature that accompanied these first movements of the proletariat had necessarily a reactionary character. - from The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
4.Therefore, although the originators of these systems were, in many respects, revolutionary, their disciples have, in every case, formed mere reactionary sects. - from The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
5.This was the ideal of Laud and the reactionary bishops, no less than of the scholarly Richard Hooker, of the rugged Scotch Covenanters, and of the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay. - from English Literature by William J. Long
6.Where is the Opposition that has not hurled back the branding reproach of Communism, against the more advanced opposition parties, as well as against its reactionary adversarie. - from The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
7.While this "True" Socialism thus served the governments as a weapon for fighting the German bourgeoisie, it, at the same time, directly represented a reactionary interest, the interest of the German Philistines. - from The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
8.The fixed ideas of a reactionary statesman may be compared to madness they grow upon him, and he becomes possessed by them no judgement of others is ever admitted by him to be weighed in the balance against his own. - from The Republic by Plato

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