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noun as in advocate

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Heloise, abbess of the Paraclete, died; celebrated as the mistress of Abelard, and for her learning.

Muslim commentators hold that the Paraclete (Comforter) promised in John xvi.

He called the place his Paraclete, because it had been his consolation.

This reminds us that it was provided that the Paraclete should have a certain number of monks attached to it.

When or how often he visited the Paraclete we do not know; but in some of these visits Hlose and Ablard must have met again.

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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to paraclete, such as: comforter, intercessor, aider, and consoler.

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