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- adj. Not fanatical
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But he was everything Pearl wanted at this stage: tall, purposeful, and strong, physically confident, passionate about his job, and reassuringly unfanatical in other directions: “he was not at all religious so far as I could see.”
Suppose that you were a secular or unfanatical person caught in the net by mistake; you would still find yourself being compelled to pray five times a day (the guards are not permitted to interrupt), to have a Quran in your cell, and to eat food prepared to halal (or Sharia) standards.
So unfanatical was he that he even doubted at times whether the apparition was his father's spirit.
In the troubles of Scotland during the reign of Charles I he used all his influence towards peace, moderation, culture, rational loyalty and unfanatical religion; but his counsels were far too wise for acceptance by either party of the day.