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Neophyte

Refers to someone newly baptized or converted. An amateur

Mar 30, 2013 13:08 IST
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Neophyte: Noun

Pronunciation: NEE-uh’-fahyt

Difficulty Level: High

Meaning: Refers to someone newly baptized or converted. An amateur

Usage/Example

1. The Christian neophyte railed against all pagan religions and cults promoting idol worship.

2.  McCain regained some of the buzz with his choice of Sarah Palin, 44, a maverick Republican neophyte who was not even on the shortlist of candidates that at one time included the Indian-American governor of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal.

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