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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or deriving from one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel or their teachings;

Usage examples (25)
  • This is why I call the apostolic anointing a 'finishing anointing.'
  • Lord gives Himself this compound name, afterwards so current in apostolic preaching and writing.
  • Like any politician, the institution of education claims direct descent in apostolic succession from the Founding Fathers. — from The Graves of Academe
  • The new patriarch was chosen in a so-called apostolic vote. for more
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