Definitions

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  • adverb In an anarchic manner; in the manner of anarchy.

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  • adverb in a lawless rebellious manner

Etymologies

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anarchic +‎ -ally

Examples

  • Writer Dennis Kelly and composer and lyricist Tim Minchin go to the top of the class with this anarchically joyous, gleefully nasty and ingenious musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's story about a girl, Matilda, played by Kerry Ingram, who scoffs Dickens and Dostoevsky like other kids eat sweets.

    Matilda - review

  • The best way to do science, says Feyerabend, is anarchically; anarchism, whilst perhaps not the most attractive political philosophy, is certainly excellent medicine for the 'philosophy of science' he says.

    MIND MELD: Scientific Accuracy in Stories

  • Our choice is between a textual universe run along the oppressive lines of a monolithic unitary ‘truth’ of science, or a science fiction that plays anarchically with ‘science’ along the lines Feyerabend suggests.

    MIND MELD: Scientific Accuracy in Stories

  • Endless fun dividing it with a stick and watching it recombine, smashing it into droplets, squishing it in my hand, the little silver bubble no longer imprisoned in a thermometer but liberated to roll anarchically over glass countertops and ash floors.

    Acute Amusement

  • The fourth set started as anarchically as the third, Murray dropping serve, then breaking back, his last success.

    Andy Murray exits US Open as Stanislas Wawrinka proves too strong

  • Actually, the metaphor of the anarchically inclined bottle-tipper goes too far.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • How about worlds at which all extensional connectives behave anarchically?

    Impossible Worlds

  • A bunch of dwarfs are behaving anarchically outside an institution, and demanding the return of their leader who is imprisoned within by another dwarf.

    Rounding up the Readings & Watchings « It Doesn't Have To Be Right…

  • Actually, the metaphor of the anarchically inclined bottle-tipper goes too far.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • In fact she was a deeply, even anarchically conservative woman.

    Kalooki Nights

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