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fanatic
used in The Mill on the Floss

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

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extremely enthusiastic — sometimes to a fault
  • "Yes, Maggie," said Philip, vehemently; "and you are shutting yourself up in a narrow, self-delusive fanaticism, which is only a way of escaping pain by starving into dulness all the highest powers of your nature.
    5.3 -- Book 5 Chapter 3 -- The Wavering Balance (42% in)

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