idolater idolater

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who worships idols

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The core of the book is a chapter in which Jacob muses on his resemblance to the Biblical Jacob, whose wife, also the daughter of an idolater, died and left him a son.
  2. As he proceeds to plant an intolerant city-state on American soil, this Milton sneers at the memory of More, calling him an idolater who had had his head chopped off.

Quotes

  1. Yet "radical condemnation of idolatry", said the Pope quoting St. John Chrysostom whose feast day falls today, "is never a personal condemnation of the idolater. In our judgments, must we never confuse the sin, which is unacceptable, with the...
    on Sep 13, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Catholic News Agency

  2. "I was an admirer of Lincoln; now I'm an idolater. I spent the year learning about him - a towering genius as a politician and a literary figure," Kushner said.
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Tony Kushner Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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