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See definition of postulant on Dictionary.com
  • as inapplicant
  • as inaspirant
  • as innovice
  • as innun
  • as inpetitioner
  • as inseeker

synonyms for postulant

  • aspirant
  • candidate
  • claimant
  • seeker
  • appellant
  • hopeful
  • inquirer
  • petitioner
  • suitor
  • suppliant
  • beginner
  • learner
  • neophyte
  • newcomer
  • pupil
  • trainee
  • amateur
  • apprentice
  • colt
  • convert
  • cub
  • fledgling
  • greenhorn
  • gremlin
  • mark
  • novitiate
  • plebe
  • prentice
  • probationer
  • proselyte
  • punk
  • recruit
  • rookie
  • starter
  • student
  • tenderfoot
  • first of May
  • know from nothing
  • new kid on the block
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antonyms for postulant

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        How to use postulant in a sentence

        He spoke to the postulant alone, praising the august and humble life of the cloister.
        EN ROUTEJ.-K. (JORIS-KARL) HUYSMANS
        Jephthah regarded his postulant daughter-in-law from under lowered, bushy brows.
        JUDITH OF THE CUMBERLANDSALICE MACGOWAN
        There are degrees in the struggle for saintliness; the journalist was but a postulant.
        WHEN IT WAS DARKGUY THORNE
        The ministrant addressed the postulant, “Brother, dost thou wish to give thyself to our faith?”
        A HISTORY OF THE INQUISITION OF THE MIDDLE AGES; VOLUME IHENRY CHARLES LEA
        Lupo agnum eripere postulant—They insist on snatching the lamb from the wolf.
        DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
        Quite often during my postulant period, while I was learning these Latin prayers, I would have to do sewing.
        THE DEMANDS OF ROMEELIZABETH SCHOFFEN
        Certainly, after such trials, the postulant is fully informed; nevertheless, his superiors contribute what they know.
        THE ORIGINS OF CONTEMPORARY FRANCE, VOLUME 6 (OF 6)HIPPOLYTE A. TAINE
        There is in this figure something of the recalcitrant seminarist, and also something of the virtuous postulant.
        THE CATHEDRALJORIS-KARL HUYSMANS
        No one can become a postulant for admission to the Society until fourteen years old, unless by special dispensation.
        ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 3VARIOUS
        But professions were often written by others, and the postulant only put his or her cross.
        MEDIEVAL ENGLISH NUNNERIES C. 1275 TO 1535EILEEN EDNA POWER
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO POSTULANT

        • appellant
        • aspirant
        • candidate
        • claimant
        • hopeful
        • inquirer
        • petitioner
        • postulant
        • seeker
        • suitor
        • suppliant
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