Thesaurus / mendicant
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

They were regarded as belonging to the ranks of the mendicant friars and not to the monastic Order.

Other mendicant orders prove the dominant ideas of the time.

FolkwaysWilliam Graham Sumner

The attempt of Durand of Huesca to create a mendicant order has not yet been studied with sufficient minuteness.

He fell into the blindness of the miser, who cheers himself with hoarded gold, but lives like a mendicant.

Children of the SoilHenryk Sienkiewicz

Wealth cannot be earned by leading a mendicant life, nor by a life of feebleness.

He wore a long serge gown, with a cowl, like a mendicant monk, and as they approached he put out his open hand for alms.

He was ever ready to assume all characters, from the courtier down to the mendicant.

He was roused from his trance by the grasp of the mendicant.

The Antiquary, CompleteSir Walter Scott

Before long members of the mendicant orders became themselves bishops and archbishops.

In a few days the town of Brussels swarmed with ash-gray garments, such as were usually worn by mendicant friars and penitents.

USE mendicant IN A SENTENCE

Join our early testers! See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140

WORDS RELATED TO MENDICANT

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.