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protofascist (not comparable)
- (politics) Showing the beginnings of fascism
1991 August 9, Jack Helbig, “Marie and Bruce”, Chicago Reader:
- Even Lemon, for all her protofascist beliefs, wins our sympathy.
2008 April 7, Adolph Reed Jr.:
- When Newt Gingrich and his protofascist comrades took over Congress in 1994, they sneeringly boasted that they intended to take the federal government back to the 1920s.