Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of proselytise.

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Examples

  • "I am merely the Head of the strictly ecclesiastical section of the institution; I have nothing whatever to do with the proselytising, which is undertaken by, and is entirely in the hands of, the Grand Inquisitor and his assistants."

    The Cruise of the Nonsuch Buccaneer

  • Norway and Church World Service of the United States -- after a televisions show reported they were proselytising, which is illegal in the devoutly Islamic country.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Norway and Church World Service of the United States - after a television show reported they were proselytising, which is illegal in the devoutly Islamic country.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Norway and Church World Service of the United States -- after a TV show reported they were proselytising, which is illegal in the devoutly Islamic country.

    Raw Story

  • For the record, the deported missionaries were engaged in proselytising, which is forbidden by religion.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • A spokeswoman for the group in Kabul denied that its workers were proselytising, which is prohibited by law in Afghanistan.

    The Times of India

  • All eating is a kind of proselytising -- a kind of dogmatising -- a maintaining that the eater's way of looking at things is better than the eatee's.

    The Note-Books of Samuel Butler

  • Local villagers have also accused the Syriac Orthodox monks of 'anti-Turkish activities such as proselytising local children -- something of which the state takes a dim view.

    Assyrian International News Agency

  • Those for whom it is a religion will have to accept that - esp. if they want to paint Christian "proselytising" as objectionable.

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  • Critics have described Mr Pullman's work as "proselytising".

    Anglican Mainstream

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