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A holder of extreme opinions.
- ‘Most radical of all were the ultraists like John Brown, who were prepared to wage armed conflict to achieve their objectives.’
- ‘It should be noted here that the ultraist movement, initiated in Madrid in 1918 by Guillermo de Torre and Cansinos Assens, stressed the importance of new and unusual metaphors - the typical ultraist poem consisted of nothing else.’
- ‘Hot heads and ultraists often have a propensity to think narrow because they are unable to accommodate conflicting views.’
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