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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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