The reactionary excitement that gave her a proud self-mastery had not subsided, and she looked at the future with a sense of calm choice.
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Liberals labeled him a reactionary opposed to any social progress.
It seemed odd to have to explain in a court of law something so fundamental about childhood, but the commitment to harsh punishments for children was so intense and reactionary that we had to articulate these basic facts.