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arch- +‎ heretic

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arch-heretic (plural arch-heretics)

  1. (religion) A leader of a heresy, a most prominent or leading heretic.
    Synonym: heresiarch
    • 1907, Lee Siegel, “The Blush of the New”, in The Catholic Encyclopedia:
      In the fourth century the arch-heretic Priscillian was Bishop of Avila,

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