The more confident right-wing Republicans become, the more likely they will nominate a Palin-like zealot in 2012.
For me,” said Pacino, “it was always the opportunity just to be able to explore the whole idea of a zealot.
Kirsten Powers talks to the author of 'zealot' about the double standard.
Clad in black, Al Pacino tells Gina Piccalo he loved playing Jack Kevorkian because he was a "zealot."
I was sure the owner committed the cardinal sin of improperly storing his wine, and I smote him with all the fervor of a zealot.
In his light-grey eyes there shone that same indomitable ardour of the zealot which had shone in Catherine's.
But thrice woe to the artisan who makes himself the zealot of the Dogma!
Even Milton, zealot though he be, is esteemed for his manner rather than for his matter.
The old man's voice was again the rapt and fiery utterance of the zealot.
He lacked the zealot's conviction of his unique importance, yet one must be such a zealot to give a message effectively.
c.1300, "member of a militant 1st century Jewish sect which fiercely resisted the Romans in Palestine," from Late Latin Zelotes, from Greek zelotes "one who is a zealous follower," from zeloun "to be zealous," from zelos "zeal" (see zeal). Extended sense of "a fanatical enthusiast" first recorded 1630s.