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synonyms for missionaries

  • clergy
  • evangelist
  • messenger
  • pastor
  • preacher
  • teacher
  • apostle
  • converter
  • herald
  • minister
  • missioner
  • promoter
  • propagandist
  • revivalist
  • clergyperson
  • proselytizer
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How to use missionaries in a sentence

But the great number of Indians still unconverted demands many more missionaries, whom the king is urged to send.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
What has been done by the missionaries thus far, or rather what has been attempted.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Methodius and Cyril, who were sent missionaries to the Sclavonians in the ninth century.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
This information was received from one of the oldest inhabitants, a native himself, and exceedingly fond of missionaries.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
From the ten tribes in captivity in the east went forth missionaries to India, and China, and to other nations around them.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
Centuries before King Asoka the Buddhists sent out missionaries all over the world.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
During this journey I was an eye-witness of the manner in which the missionaries dispose of their religious tracts.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
I have come under the influence of noted Christian missionaries belonging to different denominations.
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
This station has been maintained for some years, at a lamentable expense of the lives and health of white missionaries.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
Several German and English missionaries reside in the neighbourhood of Benares, and go constantly to the town to preach.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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