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zeal

 
 
pronunciation:
zil
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part of speech: noun
definition: great enthusiasm for a person or cause.
The leader's followers were filled with zeal.Her zeal for helping the poor was known by everyone in the community.
synonyms:
enthusiasm, passion
similar words:
ambition, devotion, energy, fever, fire, intensity, vigor, warmth
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