radical: describing something that is very different from what is normally accepted
Radical Surgery Can Make You Taller
Dr. Kevin Debiparshad is cutting through healthy leg bones to make people taller. In Las Vegas, it costs over $100,000 for people who want to correct what they see as a personal flaw. The procedure uses metal braces to extend the bones. Dr. Debiparshad compares it to butt implants and nose jobs. Experts argue that the radical surgery is frivolous. Some people believe that the extra height increases confidence, while others say that it is just for dating or to get a higher salary.
1. She made a radical decision to quit her corporate job and start her own business.
2. The new government proposed a radical change in the tax system.
3. His radical views on politics made him unpopular among his peers.
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