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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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The center said fanatics slashed the tires of several cars parked near Magharbe Gate, one of the gates to the Old City of Jerusalem, and sprayed them with racist graffiti.
17 October 2017 - US-based licensed sports merchandise company Fanatics has acquired the collegiate licensing services practice of Atlanta-based Fermata Partners from Creative Artists Agency's CAA Sports division, the company said.
The dreadful loss of life in Paris, Nice and now Manchester is a reminder of how vulnerable Western Europe is to attacks by fanatics.
Sad though it is that we have to have nuclear weapons, we must continue and keep ahead of these fanatics.
SUPERFANS in Birmingham are wanted for a new TV show that tests the knowledge of the best fanatics in the country.
On any given day, Fanatics stocks more than 500,000 SKUs in its new 514,000-square-foot distribution center near Columbus in Frazeysburg, Ohio.
THE teenaged daughter of radical preacher Anjem Choudary has been using Twitter to urge fanatics to wage holy war in Syria.
In the second edition of the Umm Al Quwain Super Corporate A Division Twenty20 league final, Chandran, through an allround show steered Fanatics Cricket Club to an exciting nine-run win over the star studded Yogi Group.
It is meaningless fluff, meant to make us feel better, and meant to somehow diminish the spectre of fanatics rampaging across the globe in the name of Islam.
IN a country of cricket fanatics, you can never claim to know more than the other person.
Fanatics are identified by the way they accept full responsibility for every detail of their business.
For the past decade, the Canadian Forces have been half a world away in Afghanistan, protecting willing, but intimidated, students from die-hard fanatics who have nothing but contempt for democratically elected governments, as demonstrated by their attacks on government officials.
Sources at the book exhibition said religious fanatics had reportedly gone to the Lalbazar police headquarters with a memorandum that demanded that the launch of the book be prevented.
In the third-place play-off, The Friendly Fanatics came from behind to edge out Arsenal Blue.
They claimed that religious fanatics were behind the explosions, saying that such fanatics had earlier been responsible for explosions at the Peeru's Cafe.