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Word of the Day – Zealot

By March 8, 2017Word of the Day

Zealot (noun)


A person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their religious, political, or other ideals.

From the mid 16th century, the original zealots were the Jews aiming at a Jewish theocracy and resisting the Romans until AD70.

Example sentences

“It’s hard to believe we have such a zealot in power.”

“He won’t listen to differing opinions, he’s a zealot!”

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