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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 of Kharijite
< Arabic khārij(ī) dissenter + -ite1
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