HyperDic: zealot

English > 2 senses of the word Zealot / zealot:
NOUNperson Zealota member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans
person zealot, partisan, drumbeatera fervent and even militant / militant proponent of something
Zealot / zealot > pronunciation
Soundszeh'laht; ziy'laht
Rhymesabbot ... Wyatt: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > Zealot: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans.
BroaderJew, Hebrew, IsraeliteA person belonging to the worldwide / worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural / cultural or religious ties
Spanishfanático, zelota, zelote
English > zealot: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA fervent and even militant / militant proponent of something.
Synonymspartisan, drumbeater
NarrowerbigotA prejudiced person who is intolerant / intolerant of any opinions differing from his own
dogmatist, doctrinaireA stubborn person of arbitrary or arrogant opinions
Broaderadvocate, advocator, proponent, exponentA person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Oppositenonpartisan, nonpartizanA person who is nonpartisan
Spanishfanático
Catalanfanàtic

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