disciple disciple  /dɪs ˈaɪ pəl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another

Usage(s):

  1. Runaway Disciple Of all his strange disciples the one who has caused Mahatma Gandhi the sharpest pangs of dismay is plump pleasing Nilla Cram Cook, 23-year-old.
  2. Wright, a disciple of the Russian-born mystic Georgi Gurdjieff, was spellbound by some coincidences between the living and the dead.
  3. Here he was, the grand master, sharing his passion, knowledge and intuition with a new disciple.

News

  • Mark Adamo’s Opera Makes a Wife of Mary Magdalene

    Mark Adamo based his opera “The Gospel of Mary Magdalene” on a study of texts that led him to conclude that she had been Jesus’ most important disciple — and his wife.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "You must be as chagrined as I am to have Nixon for your disciple," Friedman wrote.
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Milton Friedman Source: FOXNews

  2. "Mike is a winner and is not only committed to the future of this organization, but as a disciple of Hubie Brown, he will continue the spirit, energy and respect that this team has earned under Hubie's leadership," said Jerry West, the...
    on Dec 2, 2004 By: Jerry West Source: USA Today

  3. "I'm a street disciple," Nas responded, quoting one of his earlier album titles. "To think I'm gonna say something that's not intellectual is calling me a nigger, and to be called a nigger by Jesse Jackson and the NAACP is counterproductive,...
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Nas Source: MTV.com

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