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pompously reactionary:
the blimpish attitudes of the old colonialists.


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    a road, alley, etc., that is open at only one end. a position or situation offering no hope of progress or improvement: That line of reasoning will only lead you up another blind alley. Historical Examples The Loom of Youth Alec Waugh The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles Jean Henri Fabre Boy Labour and Apprenticeship Reginald […]

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