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a kuh lahyt

  • n  someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Churches

  • This year, however, the focus is Pandiland, the state run by Pinto, a man who has tried to appear to be Kevin's acolyte.
  • Much of its financing came from Tandem, an acolyte of Zam's who was one of the many heirs to a huge fortune derived from a family construction business.
  • Indeed, Chirac, hardly an acolyte of the Bush Administration, had been every bit as vehement as Washington on the need to punish the perpetrators.
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  • 'Mad Men': 4 reasons Bob Benson might be gay
    Bob Benson has been the definition of mystery this season on "Mad Men." I don't know if it was Matthew Weiner's intent to create a character that is such a lightning rod for conspiracy theories, but he's done it and sadly enough, if Bob (James Wolk) doesn't turn out to be a time-traveling Don Draper or a Manson acolyte who ends up murdering Megan, then everyone is going to be SO pissed. So ...
    June 8, 2013 - Zap2It
  • Comments
    The New York Times today (June 5) has an excellent story on China's Xiaomi, whose head, Lei Jun, is a "professed [Steve] Jobs acolyte," says the Times. One question is whether the company's products are close to Apple clones.
    June 6, 2013 - San Diego Reader

  • TJ Rodgers in San Jose Mercury News
    I am certainly not an acolyte or even a fan of the Holy Church of the Carbon-Free Atmosphere or its leader, the Reverend Al Gore,Rodgers, long known for his outspoken libertarian views, said in an e-mail to the Mercury News.
  • Kitty Kelley in Chicagoist
    From the Sun-Time's Oprah blog: Kelley says she's even been snubbed by Rachael Ray, "which is kind of understandable because she's an Oprah acolyte."
  • Matthias Küntzel in New York Times
    While Khomeini was certainly not an acolyte of Hitler, it is not unreasonable to suppose that his anti-Jewish outlook ...... had been shaped during the 1930s,Küntzel says, citing, in a footnote, an article he himself wrote.

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