evangelize

[ ih-van-juh-lahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF evangelize

Synonyms for evangelize

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Again, Do we give as much as we ought to evangelize the heathen?

To attempt to evangelize them was to fly in the face of Providence.

There is no way to lift Europe so fast as to evangelize her sons who come to us.

I would go forth, methought, at once, and evangelize the whole of Flatland.

And this is the mode of colonizationists to evangelize Africa!

Is this a hopeful work, this effort to evangelize the foreigners?

A good sceptic is willing to help educate and civilize in a general way, but he will put forth no effort to evangelize.

To be a Pariah was easy, and attempts to evangelize that class continued to be made in Madura up to the time of the Suppression.

They asked the Chilian government to let them evangelize the fierce Araucanian savages, but this was refused.

Really, from my own experience, I pity the young priest who is sent as a beginner to evangelize la Beauce.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French evangeliser "to spread or preach the Gospel," and directly from Medieval Latin or Late Latin evangelizare, from Greek euangelizesthai (see evangelist). Related: Evangelized; evangelizing; evangelization.

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