zeal

IPA: zˈiɫ

noun

  • The fervour or tireless devotion for a person, cause, or ideal and determination in its furtherance; diligent enthusiasm; powerful interest.
  • (obsolete) A person who exhibits such fervour or tireless devotion.
  • The collective noun for a group of zebras.

Examples of "zeal" in Sentences

  • They showed zeal towards the project.
  • Perhaps in zeal the willing victimize the weak.
  • They were energetic and greeted the Pope with zeal and fervor.
  • That which we call zeal for God is almost quite lost among us.
  • On the contrary, it made the regime supervise the zeal of people.
  • His zeal in the cause of freedom was infinitely superior to mine.
  • The Jesuits strongly represented the autocratic zeal of the period.
  • His vehemence and intense zeal for the Islamic movement were noticed.
  • However, the Tibetans spread their script with all their zest and zeal.
  • Most of her peers see her intensity and zeal for the occult as unsettling.
  • The name of the band reflects the passion and zeal of its members for music.
  • And this also is that which they call zeal for the glory of God, and the honour of Christ!
  • Yet we are faced today with the sad reality that our untempered zeal is a sign of immaturity.
  • In every Moore crowd an undercurrent of messianic zeal is detectable, and here a few zealots buttonholed passersby, animated by communist infiltrations and dark tidings of the Bavarian Illuminati.
  • One thing that I have done and may do again, God willing, with more zeal is have a booth at local events to give out free information on the importance of being a round-the-clock wife and mother and related subjects.
  • Joshua Green writes, "In every Moore crowd an undercurrent of messianic zeal is detectable, and here a few zealots buttonholed passersby, animated by communist infiltrations and dark tidings of the Bavarian Illuminati."
  • An enemy who employs 4GW tactics views whatever action he takes as one prong of a sustained campaign in the ser-vice of a political objective (and a political objective, despite all the focus on the bin Laden organization's religious zeal, is something bin Laden has).
  • When He that bowed the Heavens came to save sinners, Zacchaeus, great in zeal, but little of stature, beheld the Tree of Life from in the sycamore; lifted above the earth, he saw Jesus, Who called him: coming down in lowliness, he repenting, received Him; and so salvation came into his house, and he was shown forth a true son of Abraham.

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