initiated

[ verb ih-nish-ee-eyt; adjective, noun ih-nish-ee-it, -eyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF initiated

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Those who were initiated were supposed to be peculiarly under the protection of the gods.

So the letter ran; and that tells volumes to the initiated about young Haskell.

He breakfasted at Mrs. McKee's, and was initiated into the mystery of the ticket punch.

He was like one transformed, the cynosure of all initiated in the mysteries of this divinity.

He was pleased with the adventure—if not as pleased as his initiated companion.

He treated me with a shade of familiarity as one of the initiated.

He who used it was of the initiated, belonged to the Schools.

Thus it was that the scheme of factory legislation was initiated.

In your conversations, you have hinted at knowledge forbidden any but the initiated.

Every Fakīr must have a Murshid or preceptor, and be initiated by him.

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