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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Someone who helps a priest at a religious ceremony.

Usage examples (31)
  • The acolyte read from the Gospels.
  • It was Craig himself who introduced the term acolyte to The Twelve Detectives as a way to refer to their assistants.
  • For America's most famous libertarian, an Ayn Rand acolyte, that is more than troubling.
  • Polly filler is another Wittgenstein acolyte. for more
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