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synonyms for disciple

  • adherent
  • apostle
  • cohort
  • devotee
  • enthusiast
  • fanatic
  • learner
  • pupil
  • zealot
  • attendant
  • booster
  • buff
  • catechumen
  • convert
  • fan
  • fiend
  • freak
  • groupie
  • nut
  • partisan
  • proselyte
  • rooter
  • sectary
  • student
  • supporter
  • votary
  • sectator
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antonyms for disciple

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  • detractor
  • enemy
  • guru
  • leader
  • opponent
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How to use disciple in a sentence

Traditionally the successor to the Dalai Lama has been determined by a group of disciples close to the previous holder of the title, who seek the reborn person of the Dalai Lamai after his death.
HOW THE DALAI LAMA’S REINCARNATION ENDED UP IN CONGRESS’S $900 BILLION RELIEF BILLPAUL O'DONNELLJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bolling jokingly described some classical music disciples as “more royalist than the king when it comes to claiming a superiority over jazz.”
CLAUDE BOLLING, FRENCH PIANIST WHO MELDED JAZZ AND CLASSICAL MUSIC, DIES AT 90EMILY LANGERJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s yet another lesson that Marshall Allen continues to impart to his many disciples.
MARSHALL ALLEN IS 96 YEARS OLD AND STILL LEADING ONE OF THE MOST VISIONARY JAZZ GROUPS OF ALL TIMESHANNON EFFINGEROCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Members of the Azuza Street congregation believed that they had been given the same blessings as those received by the disciples of Jesus.
WHAT IS CHARISMATIC CATHOLICISM?LGBTQ-EDITORSEPTEMBER 29, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Perry ultimately went straight to the top in Ukraine with his energy ­evangelism — and his favored disciples.
RICK PERRY’S UKRAINIAN DREAMBY SIMON SHUSTER, TIME, AND ILYA MARRITZ, WNYCSEPTEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
So the other disciple, who was known unto the high priest, went out and spake unto her that kept the door, and brought in Peter.
HIS LAST WEEKWILLIAM E. BARTON
These words of our dying Lord were addressed to the beloved disciple St. John, but were intended for all mankind.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
A disciple asked him what qualities a man must possess to entitle him to be called a scholar.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Anaximenes, the disciple of Thales, pursued his master's inquiries and adopted his method.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Here I met again constantly the great sportsman who had noticed me so kindly, and I became his follower, his disciple.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCIPLE

  • advocate
  • aficionado
  • backer
  • believer
  • card-carrying member
  • devotee
  • disciple
  • enthusiast
  • fan
  • hanger-on
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.