Zealot – A person who is fanatical and uncompromising in pursuit of their ideals, religion or politics
To remember the definition of the word zealot, use the following mnemonic:
She had Z a lot (zealot) in fact she was fanatical. Her ideal bedroom would be filled with things starting with Z.
Examples of zealot in a sentence
When the zealot wrote his memoir, he wrote that he fought all of his wars for his god.
While Jacob was once a sceptic of the religion, he is now a zealot who divorced his wife so he could be reborn in the church.
The cult leader was a zealot who killed anyone who dared to question his principles.