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  • noun Plural form of acolyte.


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  • Some of the acolytes, that is to say guests, like psychologist Phil McGraw, heart surgeon Mehmet Oz, Food Network star Rachael Ray, and interior designer Nate Berkus, became the anointed.

    The Church of Oprah

  • What kills me about Stern acolytes is the fact they talk about how oppressed and hounded Howard is.

    Let freedom fizzle « BuzzMachine

  • While LaRouche himself is surrounded by long-term acolytes and low-level politicians seduced by offers of support, it is his LaRouche Youth Movement that most worries observers.

    The cult and the candidate

  • While Kaufman and his entitled acolytes enjoy fine dining and shopping and carry on as if nothing ever happened, the poor people immediately outside live in chaos and squalor. - Home Page

  • The Bronx native might not have achieved the commercial renown of the golden era's biggest stars, but his technique endures, both in his prolific (but spotty) solo material, and in the bugged-out antics of major-label acolytes Ghostface Killah and Lil Wayne.

    The Georgia Straight - News And Views

  • Chavez and his Latin American acolytes appear to be Cold War warriors from the Left.


  • Does that mean that all of his acolytes are anti-Semites?

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • There are stars, and they have acolytes, which is pretty much the relationship we have with them on TV, or in magazines: they talk, we listen.

    How Kanye West gave one fan Twitter anxiety

  • Most science education takes a boot camp approach or is set up to train acolytes.

    2005 December - Telic Thoughts

  • One of his acolytes is the current front-runner, a knock-kneed, unemployed Latvian schoolteacher named Georgs Jermolajevs, who has already pounded out 1,312 miles, each at about a 13-minute pace.

    Bless You, Sir, May I Jog Another?


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  • After participating in spiritual exercise, remember to replenish your acolytes.

    November 26, 2008