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1. zeal

noun. ['ˈziːl'] excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end.

Synonyms

  • fervidness
  • fervor
  • fervour
  • fervency
  • ardor
  • ardour

Antonyms

  • dull
  • dullness
  • obtuseness
  • stupidity

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Rhymes with Zeal

  • pospisil
  • mendivil
  • automobile
  • zavadil
  • villarreal
  • villamil
  • vandriel
  • becerril
  • vantil
  • vanheel
  • puerile
  • pierceall
  • mcniel
  • mcneill
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  • mcneel
  • mcneal
  • mcgreal
  • mcdeal
  • macneill
  • macneil
  • macneal
  • jabril
  • genteel
  • corniel
  • corneal
  • congeal
  • conceal
  • braziel
  • brasil

Sentences with zeal


1. Noun, singular or mass
He may show extreme zeal at a given task or race from one project to the next.

Quotes about zeal


1. Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

2. Sometimes, you read a book and it fills you with this weird evangelical zeal, and you become convinced that the shattered world will never be put back together unless and until all living humans read the book. And then there are books like An Imperial Affliction, which you can't tell people about, books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like betrayal
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

3. There seemed to be some correlation between devotion to God and a misguided zeal for marshmallows.
- David Sedaris, Naked

2. zeal

noun. ['ˈziːl'] a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause).

Synonyms

  • elan
  • avidity
  • avidness
  • eagerness
  • ardor
  • ardour

Antonyms

  • ready
  • effortfulness
  • lateness
  • hesitancy

3. zeal

noun. ['ˈziːl'] prompt willingness.

Synonyms

  • readiness
  • eagerness
  • forwardness

Antonyms

  • bore
  • hire
  • exciting
  • unexciting
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