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Daemon
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disciple

(noun) One who embraces and assists in spreading the teachings of another.

Synonyms: adherent

Usage: An avowed disciple of Jonson and his classicism and a greater poet than Fletcher is Robert Herrick, who, indeed, after Shakespeare and Milton, is the finest lyric poet of these two centuries.
lazarius
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Mat 10:1 And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.
Mat 10:2 Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;
Mat 10:3 Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus;
Mat 10:4 Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.

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Emel Rapchan
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Mehrdad77
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disciple (n.)
Old English discipul (fem. discipula), "one who follows another for the purpose of learning," especially "the personal followers of Jesus Christ during his life, the twelve Apostles chosen or called by him to be his immediate associates," a Biblical borrowing from Latin discipulus "pupil, student, follower," which is of uncertain origin.

In OED and Watkins it is said to be from discere "to learn," from a reduplicated form of the PIE root *dek- "to take, accept." But according to Barnhart and Klein, it is from a lost compound *discipere "to grasp intellectually, analyze thoroughly," from dis- "apart" (see dis-) + capere "to take, take hold of," from PIE root *kap- "to grasp." De Vaan finds the ending -pulus "difficult to explain" in the former theory and the latter "semantically not compelling."

It was not common in Old English, where the usual word was leorningcniht, and in some cases þegn (see thane). The pre-Christian Latin sense of "scholar, pupil, student" is rare in English. Meaning "one who follows or is influenced by the doctrine or example of another" is from c. 1300.

Mehrdad77
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A disciple is a follower or a fan of someone. You might consider yourself to be a disciple of your favorite yoga teacher.

Mehrdad77
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The noun disciple comes from the Latin word discipulus, which means "student, learner, or follower." One of the earliest places disciple showed up was in the Bible, where it means "a follower of Jesus," sometimes specifically one of the twelve Apostles. It's still used that way in religious speech and writing, but it can also describe a serious, dedicated follower or student of a teacher or leader.

Mehrdad77
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Regiomontanus and Galileo saw themselves as disciples of Archimedes.


The Invention of Science
Adyl Mouhei
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"I have been my own disciple and my own master. And I have been a good disciple but a bad master."


Antonio Porchia
jcbarros
Posted: Saturday, January 15, 2022 10:11:23 AM

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The best disciple is the one who surpasses the master. ;)
Irma Crespo
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Disciple- One who enbraces and assists in spreading the teachings of another.
monamagda
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Irene Shoniya
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Disciple -a person who believes in the ideas and principles of someone famous and tries to live the way that person does or did
A disciple of Ghandi
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