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Iconoclast

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  1. Jun 08,  · iconoclast (plural iconoclasts) (historical, Christianity) One who destroys religious images or icons, especially an opponent of the Orthodox Church in the 8th and 9th centuries, or a Puritan during the European Reformation.
  2. One who attacks traditional or popular instutitions: an anti-establishment person. Also someone who destroys or defaces religious images or objects.
  3. i·con·o·clast (ī-kŏn′ə-klăst′) n. 1. One who attacks and seeks to overthrow traditional or popular ideas or institutions. 2. One who destroys sacred religious images. [French iconoclaste, from Medieval Greek eikonoklastēs, smasher of religious images: eikono-, icono- + Greek -klastēs, breaker (from klān, klas-, to break).] i·con′o.
  4. Iconoclast: a person who does not conform to generally accepted standards or customs. Synonyms: bohemian, boho, counterculturist Antonyms: conformer, conformist.
  5. The iconoclast that is in the heart of this poet is rampant. This gentle remonstrance only made the Iconoclast more furious. Her husband had been Iconoclast, and he scourged those who would not receive his edict. If one would act the part of iconoclast the question is, By what right?
  6. Mar 06,  · Iconoclast is the story of a lone warrior who is resurrected by a dark goddess and sent into the wilderness to slay all of the old gods and take their power, so that she can craft him into a powerful weapon to wield against the crusading knights that sweep across the land. Written by Sean-Michael Argo Plot Summary | Add Synopsis/10().
  7. May 15,  · Iconoclast is one of the weakest Symphony X outings since The Damnation Game, but it still has its share of solid tracks. Some of the highlights include Electric Messiah, Children of a Faceless God and End of Innocence. However, this CD also contains some of Symphony X's poorest tracks to date, in songs like Dehumanize and Bastards of the /5().
  8. iconoclast (n.) "breaker or destroyer of images," s, from French iconoclaste and directly from Medieval Latin iconoclastes, from Late Greek eikonoklastes, from eikon (genitive eikonos) "image" + klastes "breaker," from klas-past tense stem of klan "to break" (see clastic).. Originally in reference to those in the Eastern Church in 8c. and 9c. whose mobs of followers destroyed icons and.
  9. countable noun If you describe someone as an iconoclast, you mean that they often criticize beliefs and things that are generally accepted by society.

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