zealot


zealot

noun

Definition of ZEALOT

one who is intensely or excessively devoted to a cause <zealots on both sides of the issue resorted to name-calling and scare tactics>
Synonyms crusader, fanatic, ideologue (also idealogue), militant, partisan (also partizan), red hot, true believer
Near Antonyms dabbler, dilettante
Antonyms nonmilitant

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