Pronunciation of Zeal
/z_ˈiː_l/, /zˈiːl/, /zˈiːl/
Antonyms for zeal:
unwillingness, unsteadiness, coolness, laziness, slowness, balance, lethargy, inactivity, inconstancy, discouragement, aversion, indifference, frigidity, caution, antipathy, instability, distaste, repulsion, change, dislike, reluctance, humility, revulsion, loathing, wariness, diffidence, prudence, disinclination, calculation, hatred, contentment, deadness, satisfaction, apathy, coldness, fluctuation, timidity, disgust, lukewarmness, dulness, policy, saneness, irregularity, changeableness, calmness, dullness.
Usage examples for zeal:
- The promise is made that another prophet, with the zeal of the great reformer Elijah, would come and prepare the way for a new and nobler era. - "The Makers and Teachers of Judaism", Charles Foster Kent.
- The most stately women held him in their love; with the zeal which was his due men trained him. - "The Nibelungenlied", Unknown.
Quotes for zeal:
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.– Khalil Gibran
Rhymes for zeal:
- steel, riel, spiel, beil, teal, peel, scheele, skeel, neal, steele, diel, leal, neil, she'll, we'll, deal, seal, beale, steal, peele, seel, beal, kneel, peale, ciel, he'll, niel, keel, deale, neale, neall, meal, veal, cele, shiel, eel, neile, zele, feel, creel, beall, heel, kiel, teale, neel, neill, deel, smeal, weil, real, heal, wheel, teall, squeal, teel, mele, gilles, peal, reel;
- repeal, genteel, emil, congeal, nevil, lucille, camille, surreal, brasil, lucile, puerile, abele, mcneill, verrill, mcneal, o'neill, savill, macneill, morrill, appeal, ideal, reveal, reseal, corneal, ferrill, cecile, emile, mcneil, conceal, anneal, macneal, shaquille, oneal, adriel, ordeal, o'neal, unseal, unreal;
- villarreal, averill;