aspirant

[ uh-spahyuh r-uh nt, as-per-uh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF aspirant
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How is the aspirant thirsting for knowledge to signify to them his wish for instruction?

Many times the aspirant will remark, "I swear I didn't make it move!"

It was the aspirant he had drunk beer with weeks ago at Brocourt.

But this was merely the probation of the "novice," as the aspirant was termed.

Yet this man is the only Thinker, the only Aspirant, amongst them all.

Every aspirant for membership must seek first the Kingdom of God.

It was manifest to the aspirant that the first flash of the thing was painful to the father.

There was never yet an aspirant who was unable to find a teacher.

You have not, I presume, spoken to her as an aspirant to her hand.

A week replaces what a week has lost, and all the aspirant's fame is of the present.

WORD ORIGIN

"one who aspires," 1738, from French aspirant, from Latin aspirantem (nominative aspirans), present participle of aspirare (see aspire).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ASPIRANT

amateur

nouncasual participant
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