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Kharijite

[kahr-uh-jahyt] /ˈkɑr əˌdʒaɪt/
noun, Islam.
1.
a member of an ultraconservative, sometimes fanatical, sect emphasizing the importance of strict adherence to Muslim principles of conduct, and advocating the killing of anyone seriously violating those principles.
Origin
< Arabic khārij(ī) dissenter + -ite1
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