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anarchy
used in Running in the Family

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Definition
the complete absence of political authority; or more generally, complete absence of order
  • They were a strange mixture of innocence and determination and anarchy, making home-made bombs with nails and scraps of metal and at the same time delighted and proud of their uniforms of blue trousers with a stripe down the side, and tennis shoes.
    p. 100.1
  • They had retired early and, while the train witnessed small revolutions among the local military, everyone felt that the anarchic events should be kept from the sleeping foreigners.
    p. 154.4

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