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discipledi‧sci‧ple /dɪˈsaɪpəl/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 BELIEVEsomeone who believes in the ideas of a great teacher or leader, especially a religious onedisciple of He was also an avid reader and a disciple of Tolstoy.2 RRCone of the first 12 men to follow Christdiscipleship noun [uncountable]
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discipleHe must be quite a star, your professor, to draw disciples from as far off as South Carolina.His disciple Van Helmont described it as radiating within and around a person like a luminous sphere.This is reflected in the teaching emphasis in making disciples.Then she recognises him and he tells her to tell the disciples what she has seen.It clearly includes more than the original twelve disciples.Mirabai gave up family and fortune to become a wandering disciple of Krishna.
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