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  • noun Plural form of neophyte.

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Examples

  • American people don't like the idea of neophytes doing foreign policy.

    CNN Transcript Aug 7, 2007

  • Inductees, referred to as "neophytes" by members, are traditionally required to sit at tables with long black table cloths, and, at least in last year's ceremony, are required to preform for the crowd.

    Wall Street's Secret Society Elects New Members

  • Inductees, referred to as "neophytes" by members, are traditionally required to sit at tables with long black table cloths, and, at least in last year's ceremony, are required to preform for the crowd.

    Wall Street's Secret Society Elects New Members

  • He confirmed 5,309 persons, who, with but few exceptions, were Indians "neophytes" converted during the 14 years from 1770.

    Fra Junípero Serra

  • He confirmed 5,309 persons, who, with but few exceptions, were Indians "neophytes" converted during the 14 years from 1770.

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  • It was Holy Week when they arrived in Rome, and she was anxious that the "neophytes" should see as much as possible of its impressive ceremonies.

    Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910

  • Constantinople were not even "neophytes," but were actually unbaptized at the time of their appointment to their respective sees.

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • The mission fathers left no place for idleness on the part of their converts, or "neophytes"; nor did they make much provision for the development of the individual.

    The Story of the Innumerable Company, and Other Sketches

  • Inductees, referred to as "neophytes" by members, are traditionally required to sit at tables with long black table cloths, and, at least in last year's ceremony, are required to preform for the crowd.

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  • If they are all "neophytes" in the sense they are all either English Goalkeepers who end up being punters, or Australian Rules Football players who end up Punters / Special Teams madmen, the show will be boring but fruitful.

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