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Zeal

Bows, Mr.
crippled fiddler with intense feelings. [Br. Lit.: Pendennis]
Cedric of Rotherwood
zealous about restoring Saxon independence. [Br. Lit.: Ivanhoe]
Faustus, Doctor
zealous for universal knowledge; sells soul to Lucifer. [Medieval Legend and Ger. Lit.: Faust; Br. Lit.: Doctor Faustus]
flaming heart
attribute of St. Augustine; symbol of religious fervor. [Art: Hall, 123]
Merridew, Jack
boy with lust for authority and killing. [Brit. Lit.: Lord of the Flies]
Olsen, Jimmy
eager-beaver cub reporter and Superman’s friend. [Comics: “Superman” in Horn, 341]
Palace Guard
term used in alluding to Richard Nixon’s zealous, ardent staff, with reference to Watergate and cover-up. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
white dittany
traditional symbol of zeal. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 173]
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To succeed with a project of this enormity and importance, you have to invest in the latest technology available," said Graham Hardisty, Zealous COO.
2 : marked by passionate support for a person, cause, or ideal <a zealous fan>
Past seven days Internet news usage is about even-steven between the Red and the Blue: 47% for zealous Republicans, versus 48% for Democratic zealots.
A zealous defender of southern sectionalism, he insisted that Baptists in the South cease their reliance upon Northern Baptist agencies.
The authors urge Americans to look to their religious tradition to find the sources of the obsession with zealous nationalism and to redirect the nation along a better path.
It is hard for investors to distinguish which hedge funds are bona fide, well-managed and established companies, and which are just another zealous group of up-starts wanting to jump on the ever popular hedge fund bandwagon.
All in all and despite these flaws, this book has a great deal of potential and definitely is an impressive beginning for a debut novelist, who has demonstrated a zealous imagination and narrative acumen.
Descartes' most zealous followers argued that the yelps of a beaten dog were no different than the sound of an organ when the keys are pressed.
Why are we so darn surprised that the rate of adolescent mental illness, behavioral disorders, and self-mutilating and self-destructive actions has skyrocketed during this last generation of overly zealous and competitive parenting?
TWS founder Larry Balma and some others were temporarily denied entry to the rather exclusive affair, while zealous guards checked credentials.
Captain America and the Crusade Against Evil: The Dilemma of Zealous Nationalism, by Robert Jewett and John Shelton Lawrence.
Contributing editor Fred Goss says that it was his error in the last issue misquoting Dizzy Dean--as opposed to "a politically correct publisher or zealous grammar checker.