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  • noun A person who proselytes

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Examples

  • I concealed my indignation, in the best traditions of the proselyter.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • I concealed my indignation, in the best traditions of the proselyter.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • An 'I tried to get on the trail of that proselyter.

    Riders of the Purple Sage

  • "I seen in your face that Dyer, now a bishop, was the proselyter who ruined Milly Erne."

    Riders of the Purple Sage

  • In all this time signs of the proselyter an 'the giant with the blue-ice eyes an' the gold beard seemed to fade dimmer out of the trail.

    Riders of the Purple Sage

  • Only twice in ten years did I find a trace of that mysterious man who had visited the proselyter at my home village.

    Riders of the Purple Sage

  • An 'Frank followed up that call with a hosswhippin', en 'he drove the proselyter out of town.

    Riders of the Purple Sage

  • The most rabid persecutor is merely the reverse side of the bigoted proselyter.

    The Silver Butterfly

  • In one of the winter vacations of my course, my brother Paul, who was an ardent and sanguine proselyter in the Seventh-Day doctrine, charged me with an expedition up the Mohawk valley as a colporteur, to distribute Sabbath tracts, and, occasion arising, to discuss, with those who offered, the doctrine involved.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist

  • But the fire of the proselyter still burned in him, and he ended his note of acknowledgment with the old familiar query about the salvation of my soul.

    Confessions of Boyhood

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