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- ‘The contrast between the anarchical images of vandalism in Seattle and Genoa and the dignified demeanor of civil rights demonstrators forty years before is striking.’
- ‘It would shift us away from the UN system and towards an anarchical world dominated by raw power, shifting alliances, and desperate attempts by vulnerable states to acquire the capacity to deter.’
- ‘The courts have fined them, given them a tongue-lashing in the hope that they will grow up, learn from their foolish behaviour and desist from anarchical acts.’
- ‘Sociologist Paulus Wirutomo said nowadays people had lost suitable models to demonstrate their disagreement and simply resorted to anarchical actions to attract public attention.’
- ‘It is currently descending into an anarchical civil war.’
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