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initiate in Organizations topic

initiatei‧ni‧ti‧ate2 /ɪˈnɪʃiət/ noun [countable]  SSOJOIN AN ORGANIZATIONsomeone who has been allowed to join a particular organization, club, or group and has been taught its secrets
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initiateThe Nagas should be regarded as the initiates and the guardians of the ancient esoteric knowledge.Its esoteric meaning is of the domain of the scholar rather than the layman - of the initiate rather than the priest.He's one of the initiates, and in my opinion that counts for, and perhaps even excuses, a lot.Nothing can prepare the initiate for this first breathtaking vision of the planet for which he has been designated steward.The Lesser Mysteries, celebrated in winter, prepared the initiate for taking part in the Greater Mysteries the following autumn.Rising, he turned to the initiates and raised that cup, now glowing.