heretic

[ noun her-i-tik; adjective her-i-tik, huh-ret-ik ]SEE DEFINITION OF heretic

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And first, Mr. Blindman, the foreman, said: I see clearly that this man is a heretic.

Doctors of divinity said, "He is a heretic; he contradicts the Bible."

People of the only true faith cannot bear to be governed by a heretic nation.

So long as a heretic power is at the head, so long Ireland will be discontented.

Heretic he may be, but he has the trust of Ramon Rotil, and of me.

But this Castro—this Andalou, who is nearly as bad as a heretic!

The interrogating miscreant on this said, "Why, thy father is a heretic!"

He desired a horse, but his conductors said, in derision, A horse for a heretic!

She was a heretic whom any Court of Love must excommunicate.

And they're getting so sthrict too about having fair play for the heretic childer!

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French eretique (14c., Modern French hérétique), from Church Latin haereticus, from Greek hairetikos "able to choose," the verbal adjective of hairein (see heresy).

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