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apostate (not comparable)
- Guilty of apostasy.
- We must punish this apostate priest.
- 1711 April 2, Richard Steele, “THURSDAY, March 22, 1710–1711 [Julian calendar]”, in The Spectator, number 19; republished in Alexander Chalmers, editor, The Spectator; a New Edition, […], volume I, New York, N.Y.: D[aniel] Appleton & Company, 1853, OCLC 191120697:
- a wretched and apostate state
- 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 101:
- An enormous number of monks and priests gave themselves up to sorcery, and there was no lack of apostate priests to perform the ceremonies of the Black Mass.
guilty of apostasy
apostate (plural apostates)
- A person who has renounced a religion or faith.
- (Roman Catholicism) One who, after having received sacred orders, renounces his clerical profession.
person who renounces a religion or faith
- plural of
- first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of apostatar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of apostatar
- third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of apostatar
- third-person singular (você) negative imperative of apostatar
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of apostatar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of apostatar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of apostatar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of apostatar.