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While a student in London, he had earned a reputation as a “scientific heretic, given to sweeping claims,” according to a paper coauthored by a colleague.
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Elected leaders willing to challenge the vocal parts of the base know that the media and their intraparty opponents will leap at the chance to cast them as heretics, probably with some effect.
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Theocratic militants from either group view these Shiite Muslims as heretics, and anxious Hazaras are now forming a militia in the mountains of Wardak province, noting that they have no choice but to take up arms if the Americans leave.
AFGHANISTAN: WHAT’S AT STAKE?KATE BARTLETTJUNE 1, 2021OZY
Entrez donc, 'tis the work of one of your compatriots; and here, though a heretic, you may consider yourself on English ground.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
A heretic in medicine being indisposed, his physician happened to call.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Let us suppose that any one who denied the old crude errors of astrology was persecuted as a heretic.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The courtesy of the aged Bossuet, the glory of the Church of Rome, was long gratefully remembered by the young heretic.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The Church adjudged Simone heretic, and condemned her for salutary penance to the bread of suffering and the water of affliction.
THE MERRIE TALES OF JACQUES TOURNEBROCHEANATOLE FRANCE
Then the sovereign is an impious wretch, a heretic; his destruction is laudable; heaven rejoices in his overthrow.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
The people universally attributed their distress to the government, and to their connection with heretic England.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HERETIC

  • agnostic
  • atheist
  • gentile
  • heathen
  • heretic
  • nonworshiper
  • pagan
  • unbeliever
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