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Uscinski, for his part, thinks the risk of a social desirability bias with QAnon is minimal, given the unabashed zeal with which proponents seem to demonstrate their support.

He brings the same intuitive scrutiny to Tolontan and his staff, as they chase down new angles of their corruption story with a zeal that ends up endangering them.

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At least that’s what you’d conclude when you think about New Year’s resolutions and the zeal with which so many people make them.

That is, the communal zeal these days is not love for party but hate for elites.

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If Carlson runs in 2024, he would be an instant frontrunner given his anti-establishment zeal and platform on the most popular cable news show by far.

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It was his business acumen, his own unflagging zeal for the creative business solution, that had freed Sam to do this.

Thereafter, the 1960s swelled with political zeal and social unrest.

He implored me to do so with the zeal of someone who had just found God, emphatically praising the article.

Even as the ranks of culture warriors on the right diminish, their zeal seems to intensify.

One of those preachers admitted to The Daily Beast that he was taken aback by her zeal.

His zeal led him among foreigners as a missionary; after visiting Bohemia, he went among the Poles, by whom he was killed.

They have fought countless bloody wars and have committed countless horrible atrocities in their zeal for Him.

I have dared to relate this to your Majesty because of my zeal as a loyal vassal, and as one who looks at things dispassionately.

Zeal, who was sitting stiffly forward, his hands gripping the arms of his chair, laughed dryly.

He braced himself unconsciously, and after Zeal's next words did not relax his body, although his lips turned white and stiff.


On this page you'll find 104 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to zeal, such as: ardor, determination, devotion, diligence, eagerness, and earnestness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.