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|Noun||1.||partizan - an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity|
addict, freak, junkie, junky, nut - someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction; "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"
backslapper - someone who demonstrates enthusiastic or excessive cordiality
balletomane - a ballet enthusiast
fanatic, fiend - a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause); "A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject"--Winston Churchill
gadgeteer - a person who delights in designing or building or using gadgets
shutterbug - a photography enthusiast
|2.||partizan - a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries|
pike - medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet
|Adj.||1.||partizan - devoted to a cause or party|