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Synonyms for fanatic

Synonyms for fanatic

one who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures

one zealously devoted to a religion

a person who is ardently devoted to a particular subject or activity

holding especially political views that deviate drastically and fundamentally from conventional or traditional beliefs

Synonyms for fanatic

a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)


marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

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Andrew Goldin, co-owner of Fresh Fanatic says, "We are two businesses aligned with the same vision of living a healthy lifestyle and by eating organic at the store and detoxing and eliminating stress at the spa, we help achieve those goals one meal and less stress at a time.
Next, find out the disciplines the fanatic incorporates into his or her business.
In addition to Fanatic Fans mobile app and FanaticFans.
The Fanatic Fans app can be downloaded free of charge from the Entertainment Category of the Android Market.
The concerns follow a series of embarrassing anti-Catholic protests by local fanatics in October last year.
Despite not having a name that hints at mental illness - they are known as the Fanatics - the Aussie Army's wackiness should not be underestimated.
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The family and friends of tragic soccer and fitness fanatic Mark Dearlove have pulled out all the stops to raise pounds 500 for the Great North Air Ambulance.
The religious fanatic who opposes abortion by bombing abortion clinics acts on the same principle as the religious fanatic who burns an embassy in protest of so-called blasphemous cartoons published in the embassy's home country.
Rock & Roll Archaeologist documents his transition from fanatic to recognized artifact expert in the field, and makes for an inviting, fun read.
The fanatic excuses the death of his co-religionist in his murderous attack.
That is my belief, but please don't call me a fanatic or I'll thump you
Stand in line, Pat; we think another religious fanatic is already salivating at a chance to do the honors; his name's Osama bin Laden," editorialized the newspaper.
Then the same religious fanatic who murdered the babies kidnaps Ukiah's baby son Kittanning.
MTV are making a programme called Fanatic, in which fans grill their favourite groups.