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heretic in Religion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhereticher‧e‧tic /ˈherətɪk/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 RRsomeone who is guilty of heresy 🔊 Cranmer was put to death as a heretic.heretical /həˈretɪkəl/ adjective
Examples from the Corpus
hereticJoan of Arc was condemned as a heretic and burned at the stake.He also did business with another heretic, Sir John Cheyne of Beckford, but no suspicion ever fell upon himself.Strikes which damage the innocent are as justified in achieving the stated aim as burning heretics.Change was popularly associated with the impious ways of foreign heretics.By virtue of this, there does not appear to have been in Ireland any large-scale persecution of heretics.Does the heretic suddenly fear the flames of academic oblivion?You therefore need people in the minority who will speak, the heretics, not to say martyrs.The heretics are not all eco-warriors and anarchists.