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She was mistaken in her surmises, however, for Lisa was not a devotee.

This man was evil, not with the grossness of a debauchee but with the thinness of the devotee.

It was the submissive worship of a devotee before some sacred relic!

His generous, kindly approval of the eggs cheered this devotee.

No, don't; for my reputation would be gone if I were thought to be a devotee.

Nevertheless Emilie was a woman of twenty-seven, and by no means a devotee.

Dorriforth bore all he said with the patience of a devotee, but with the firmness of a man.

The Shrine paid well for years—every devotee leaving his mite.

Some months passed: then she said to the devotee her husband, 'Oh saint!

Remained the task of carrying the Vampire to Shanta-Shil the devotee.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from devote, with a French suffix, perhaps on model of assignee. Earlier in this sense was devote (1620s).

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