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synonyms for novitiate

  • abecedarian
  • amateur
  • apprentice
  • catechumen
  • colt
  • fish
  • fledgling
  • freshman
  • greenhorn
  • initiate
  • learner
  • neophyte
  • newcomer
  • novice
  • probationer
  • recruit
  • starter
  • student
  • tenderfoot
  • trainee
  • tyro
  • buckwheater
  • greenie
  • new kid on the block
  • new person

antonyms for novitiate

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  • expert
  • professional
  • teacher
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How to use novitiate in a sentence

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.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
He spent some months in Prato with his friend Fra Diamante, who had been his companion in novitiate.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
It was a position of great trust, and never before in the history of the monastery had it been given to a mere novitiate.
ROBERT ANNYS: POOR PRIESTANNIE NATHAN MEYER
I never dared ask myself what the outcome of it all would be; I wanted to finish my novitiate first.
FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
He was called another Confucius, and was even empowered by the authorities to establish a novitiate at Pekin.
THE JESUITS, 1534-1921THOMAS J. CAMPBELL
After this the angel took his leave, and the novitiate spirits departed sorrowful.
THE DELIGHTS OF WISDOM PERTAINING TO CONJUGIAL LOVEEMANUEL SWEDENBORG
Novitiate spirits are men newly deceased, who are called spirits, because they are then spiritual men.
THE DELIGHTS OF WISDOM PERTAINING TO CONJUGIAL LOVEEMANUEL SWEDENBORG
I was once conversing with a novitiate spirit who, during his abode in the world, had meditated much about heaven and hell.
THE DELIGHTS OF WISDOM PERTAINING TO CONJUGIAL LOVEEMANUEL SWEDENBORG
Small palace inhabited by two novitiate conjugial partners, 316.
THE DELIGHTS OF WISDOM PERTAINING TO CONJUGIAL LOVEEMANUEL SWEDENBORG
By novitiate spirits are meant men newly deceased, who are called spirits because they are then spiritual men, 461.
THE DELIGHTS OF WISDOM PERTAINING TO CONJUGIAL LOVEEMANUEL SWEDENBORG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NOVITIATE

  • amateur
  • beginner
  • flunky
  • greenhorn
  • heel
  • neophyte
  • new kid on block
  • newcomer
  • novitiate
  • probationer
  • pupil
  • rook
  • rookie
  • starter
  • student
  • tenderfoot
  • tyro
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.