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heretic

noun [C] uk   /ˈher.ə.tɪk/ us  
a person who is guilty of heresyBelievers and non-believersSupporters, members and defenders
heretical
adjective uk   /həˈret.ɪ.kəl/ us    /-ˈret̬-/
Her belief that a split would be good for the party was regarded as heretical.Believers and non-believersSupporters, members and defenders
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