ζῆλος

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From Proto-Indo-European *yeh₂-.

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ζῆλος (zêlos) (genitive ζήλου) m, second declension

  1. eager rivalry, zealous imitation, emulation, a noble passion
    1. (with genitive) zeal for one
    2. (with genitive)
  2. (passive) the object of emulation or desire, happiness, bliss, honour, glory
  3. (of the style of Asiatic Orators) extravagance, fierceness

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