One of those preachers admitted to The Daily Beast that he was taken aback by her zeal.
With that kind of zeal, squeezing in extracurriculars is more essential than ever.
Abramoff describes his lobbying career as an expression of his zeal to keep government “off the back” of private enterprise.
Even as the ranks of culture warriors on the right diminish, their zeal seems to intensify.
While Republican presidents rarely practiced what they preached, they did benefit from the zeal and energy of a mass movement.
In its zeal for the attainment of its end, it is not delicate in the choice of means.
He threw himself into the campaign with the zeal of a crusader.
By his zeal he gained many adherents for the Sabbatian delusion in Africa; but he also made enemies, and incurred dangers.
Yet “I bear them record, that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.”
Missionaries are pursuing their labours with more enlightenment and zeal, and in wider spheres.
late 14c., from Late Latin zelus "zeal, emulation" (source of Old French zel, Italian zelo, Spanish celo), a Church word, from Greek zelos "zeal, ardor, jealousy," which is of uncertain origin.
an earnest temper; may be enlightened (Num. 25:11-13; 2 Cor. 7:11; 9:2), or ignorant and misdirected (Rom. 10:2; Phil. 3:6). As a Christian grace, it must be grounded on right principles and directed to right ends (Gal. 4:18). It is sometimes ascribed to God (2 Kings 19:31; Isa. 9:7; 37:32; Ezek. 5:13).