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How to use lunatic fringe in a sentence
The Five Percent Nation of Islam was there as well as fringe Stalinist groups.
GALLERY: 'JUSTICE FOR ALL' MARCH IN WASHINGTON DC There were plenty of representatives of the fringe too.
Fine, but there are lunatic sums of money being spent on art, surely?William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It could also be true that she really was an insufferable lunatic afraid of catching Ebola from the plebeians.
Indeed, the chatter for the past year on the anti-gay fringe has been of resistance.The Right Wing Screams for the Wambulance Over Gay Marriage Ruling|Walter Olson|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These form one of the many island groups that hang like a fringe or festoon on the skirt of the continent of Asia.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
Unfortunately, as you say, I was present, and I tell you that our friend Barbiche behaved like a lunatic.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The crowd disposed itself on the fringe of the sward, and the duellists went forward, and set about the preparations.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The walls were covered with silk and velvet hangings, ornamented with gold fringe, while rich carpets were spread underfoot.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The late Caleb Whitefoord, seeing a lady knotting fringe for a petticoat, asked her, what she was doing?
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Cultural definitions for lunatic fringe
Derogatory name for the extreme radical members of a group, especially in politics: “The candidate referred to the organization as being on the lunatic fringe of conservatism.” The term was coined by Theodore Roosevelt.