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1Politics Religionfervor masculinecelo masculineshe showed excessive zeal — mostró un celo / afán excesivo
- in her zeal for reform … — en su afán reformista …
- So great was their zeal that Christians would sooner die than deny the existence of their Lord and God.
- His rousing words were delivered with such zeal that after a while you even began to believe that he believed what he was saying.
- The party's modernising zeal is set to sweep away Britain's archaic alcohol restrictions.
- Excessive rabid zeal can be just as bad for a country as excessive do-nothing laziness.
- He embarked with zeal on a foreign policy he himself didn't quite understand.
- The artist is embracing new experiences delivered by his health shock with youthful zeal.
- Palmer was bowled over by Blake's mystic zeal, while Blake was flattered to have a young follower.
- Extreme nationalism and ideological zeal militated against observing rules of moderation.
- Today the more religious zeal a person has, the more selfish and heartless he is apt to be.
- I do commend the officers involved upon their zeal and energy.
- At the age of 21, full of zeal and love, Richard was accepted as a junior agent in the Irish Church Missions.
- One glance at those staring eyes was enough to confirm that this was a man burning with missionary zeal.
- His political zeal was fired when he befriended radical black activists including Angela Davis.
- That zeal is infectious and I finished the book long before we landed at Heathrow despite my struggling eyelids.
- While his zeal is unchallenged, the strength of his evidence remains uncertain.
- She shared her husband's reforming zeal and supported him in his campaigns.
- Charities always have great plans and members who pursue the cause with single-minded zeal.
- His will provides a fascinating insight into his Puritan zeal and personal generosity.
- The youngest boy had the unreasonable zeal of a brainwashed psychopath.
- On the manic and almost religious zeal of admirers of the sagas, Lucas noted that he had two fan bases.
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