Definitions for iconoclastaɪˈkɒn əˌklæst
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iconoclast, image breaker(noun)
a destroyer of images used in religious worship
someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutions
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.
One who opposes orthodoxy and religion; one who adheres to the doctrine of iconoclasm.
One who attacks cherished beliefs.
Origin: From εἰκονοκλάστης.
a breaker or destroyer of images or idols; a determined enemy of idol worship
one who exposes or destroys impositions or shams; one who attacks cherished beliefs; a radical
Origin: [Gr. e'ikw`n image + to break: cf. F. iconoclaste.]
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The reason both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are doing well is because the base of the Republican Party rightly feels betrayed by DC Republicans, ted Cruz was willing to use that power to defund Obamacare and he is hated by the DC establishment for fighting the fight that the base wanted. Trump is the outsider iconoclast that gives hope of a top-to-bottom shake up of how DC works.
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