heretic

Part of speech: adverb

HERETICALLY.

Part of speech: noun

One who holds a heresy.

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Usage examples "heretic":

  1. They heard that, in other parts of the Church, in the East chiefly, heresiarchs had arisen and led away into error large numbers of people forming sometimes formidable sects, which threatened the very existence of the religion of Christ; but the face of a heretic they had never beheld. - "Irish Race in the Past and the Present", Aug. J. Thebaud.
  2. They were in answer to those written by Jack on his arrival at Malta: a few lines from Don Rebiera, a small note from Agnes, and a voluminous detail from his friend Don Philip, who informed him of the good health of all parties and of their good- will towards him; of Agnes being as partial as ever; of his having spoken plainly, as he had promised Jack, to his father and mother relative to the mutual attachment; of their consent being given, and then withheld, because Father Thomas, their confessor, would not listen to the union of Agnes with a heretic; but, nevertheless, telling Jack this would be got over through the medium of his brother and himself, who were determined that their sister and he should not be made unhappy about such a trifle. - "Mr. Midshipman Easy", Captain Frederick Marryat.
  3. You like being a heretic? - "The Whirligig of Time", Wayland Wells Williams.