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A petition to be made a nun without having to go through the novitiate in the white veil was placed before me, and I signed it.

He spent some months in Prato with his friend Fra Diamante, who had been his companion in novitiate.

It was a position of great trust, and never before in the history of the monastery had it been given to a mere novitiate.

I never dared ask myself what the outcome of it all would be; I wanted to finish my novitiate first.

He was called another Confucius, and was even empowered by the authorities to establish a novitiate at Pekin.


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On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to novitiate, such as: abecedarian, amateur, apprentice, catechumen, colt, and fish.

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