zeal Definitions


the collective noun for a group of zebras.

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  • for all his success in the di, welch became increasingly frustrated that some of his ideas couldn't be readily implemented. he encountered a lot of opposition in trying to downsize the di, reduce management levels, and introduce "management by differentiation." his zeal to create a better organization sometimes caused him to forget that government and business methods did not always mix well. overall, i think welch will be fondly remembered as a great ddi because he was an agent of many successful and creative initiatives.1 cia.gov

  • we tend to start new endeavors with a lot of energy and zeal. remember how hopeful and energetic you were those first days and weeks, with your charts, nutrition books, food logs, and athletic gear? over time, that enthusiasm can turn to apathy and all those food logs can seem a chore. everydayhealth.com

  • the success of the songhai empire was due to not just military might but a centralized power structure, headed first by sunni ali, that governed the vast empire. sunni ali remains a controversial figure. although many regard him as a hero of his people, his military zeal and anti-muslim rhetoric led others to call him a tyrant. factmonster.com

  • the committee adopted its recommendation for a unique patient identifier in advance of public hearings and in the absence any formal analysis of the costs or benefits of a patient identifier. indeed, in its zeal, the committee even voted to proceed with hearings on the issue before the department’s promised white paper was to be publicly available. hhs.gov

  • 'no, my lord,' said he, 'i speak not but from a good zeal, which i ought to have, for holy men have had a good zeal, as it is said, "the zeal of thy house hath eaten me up;" and we sing in our church that those who mocked elisha as he went up to the house of god felt the effects of his zeal, which that mocker, that rogue, that scoundrel, will perhaps feel.' infoplease.com

  • naval air base, corpus christi, texas. painting the american insignia on airplane wings is a job that mrs. irma lee mcelroy, a former office worker, does with precision and patriotic zeal. mrs. mcelroy is a civil service employee at the naval air base in corpus christi, texas. her husband is a flight instructor 1942 aug. | 1 negative | hollem, howard r.lc-use6- d-006776 [p&p] lot 1964 (corresponding photographic print) | lc-use6-d-006776 (b&w film neg.) loc.gov

  • most popular diets are considered fad diets. there is no clear definition for what constitutes a fad diet. merriam-webster defines a fad as "a practice or interest followed for a time with exaggerated zeal." fad diets often promise quick results with a short time commitment. long-term success requires permanent changes in behavior, diet, and activity. medicinenet.com

  • the researchers know that the work may have no applicability to people, since human studies routinely fail to replicate findings in mice. but in their zeal, some are not so cautious. their reply: if everything goes well, this could lead to a new treatment for people who fear cats, but it will take years. medpagetoday.com

  • i thought about how our experience in the veterinary field quickly becomes existential for many of us, and the role of this in our personal identities. the job that we have is not one that serves itself to inattentiveness or clocking out early. the job of a veterinary student and veterinarian requires us to be ingrained in our profession and commit to a life of animal health education. this is not a commitment that strips us of our identities, requires us to commit 100% of our time to our jobs, or lose ourselves in the education process. this life as a veterinary professional is best lived when we find balance, become engaged in life outside of veterinary medicine, and couple that with a zeal for medical science that results in excellent practice. merckmanuals.com