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 (ăn-är′kĭk) or an·ar·chi·cal (-kĭ-kəl)
a. Of, like, or supporting anarchy: anarchic oratory.
b. Likely to produce or result in anarchy.
2. Lacking order or control: an anarchic state of affairs in the office; an anarchic mobile sculpture.

an·ar′chi·cal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.anarchically - in a lawless rebellious manneranarchically - in a lawless rebellious manner  
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