|part of speech:
||a person who is excessively and often intolerantly zealous, esp. about a cause or religious faith; fanatic.
Some of the zealots were willing to give their lives or even harm others in the fight for their cause.
- fanatic, sectarian, true believer
- similar words:
- addict, bigot, devotee, enthusiast, extremist, fan, fiend, junkie, nut, partisan, votary