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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A serious letter. Also: When capitalized, any of the letters written by the apostles and included as books of the New Testament of the Bible.

Usage examples (34)
  • An epistle was written by the father to the children so that they would know why they are special to him.
  • To whom this epistle is sent -- to the churches of Galatia.
  • The epistle is sent from Paul; he only was the penman of it.
  • The design of the epistle is to warn them of the danger of the for more
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