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heretic

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1 a person who believes, teaches, or advocates something opposed to accepted beliefs
  • Galileo was condemned as a heretic for supporting Copernicus's thesis that the earth revolves around the sun and not vice versa

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2 a person who does not conform to generally accepted standards or customs
  • he's the ultimate heretic: a Yankees fan living deep in the heart of the Red Sox Nation

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The first known use of heretic was in the 14th century

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“Heretic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heretic. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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