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Word: zealot

Definition: one who is zealous; fanatic; person who shows excessive zeal


More Vocab Words

::: invidious - designed to create ill will or envy; tending to rouse ill will or envy; Ex. invidious comparison
::: pious - devout; religious; N. piety
::: intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
::: torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
::: abject - (of a condition) wretched; as low as possible; lacking pride; very humble; showing lack of self-respect; Ex. abject apology
::: winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
::: ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
::: hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland