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fanatic
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a person motivated by extreme enthusiasm (as for a cause) — sometimes to a fault

or:

extremely enthusiastic — sometimes to a fault
  • A deep, settled, fanatic delirium was in his eyes.
    Chapters 70-72 -- The Sphynx; The Jeroboam's Story; The Monkey-Rope (29% in)
  • Nor is the history of fanatics half so striking in respect to the measureless self-deception of the fanatic himself, as his measureless power of deceiving and bedevilling so many others.
    Chapters 70-72 -- The Sphynx; The Jeroboam's Story; The Monkey-Rope (40% in)
  • Nor is the history of fanatics half so striking in respect to the measureless self-deception of the fanatic himself, as his measureless power of deceiving and bedevilling so many others.
    Chapters 70-72 -- The Sphynx; The Jeroboam's Story; The Monkey-Rope (41% in)

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