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acolyte

Saltos de línea: aco|lyte
Pronunciación: /ˈakəlʌɪt
 
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Definición de acolyte en inglés:

sustantivo

1A person assisting a priest in a religious service or procession.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • There were scores of acolytes and priests, preparing to begin the ritual.
  • With no Sunday school program for the five or so children present, we were invited to be part of the Sunday morning service. I served as an acolyte, a lay reader, and even led liturgical dance.
  • Priests, acolytes and choirboys pad round a central tent that represents the holy of holies, the spiritual home of the Ark.
1.1An assistant or follower: she runs the department through a small group of acolytes
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But he also set an undisputed world record, for the number of aides, acolytes, spongers and hangers-on that he assembled in one place at the same time.
  • After a triumphal festival performance in California last month, Smith and co will soon tour with a string of acolytes supporting.
  • It is daft only because the politicians, their acolytes and braindead supporters will label it daft.
Sinónimos
assistant, helper, attendant, retainer, servant, minion, underling, lackey, henchman;
follower, disciple, supporter, votary, satellite, shadow
Hinduism chela
rare janissary
North American informal body man

Origen

Middle English: from Old French acolyt or ecclesiastical Latin acolytus, from Greek akolouthos 'follower'.

Más
  • English acolyte is from ecclesiastical Latin acolytus, from Greek akolouthos ‘follower’.

Palabras que riman con acolyte

BakeliteArmalite

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