Fanatical
Fanatical Fa*nat"ic*al, a. Characteristic of, or relating to, fanaticism; fanatic. -{Fa*nat"ic*al*ly}, adv. -- {Fa*nat"ic*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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