Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the gospel or to its fundamental doctrines; spiritually minded.

Part of speech: noun

One who holds evangelical doctrines. evangelic.

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Usage examples "evangelical":

  1. I rather feared that, as a good Catholic, I would find it difficult to do my duty in the service of an evangelical employer." - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  2. The latter had scarcely had time to win the victory, and to fall into a doze by her pipe of port, when Evangelical religion came to vex all that was moderate, mature, and fond of repose. - "Oxford", Lang, Andrew.
  3. General, the lives of thousands of his majesty's evangelical subjects are trembling in the balance, and I do most solemnly assure you that unless saved by your speedy interposition, or a direct miracle from Heaven, they will this night fall victims to a sanguinary plot. - "Elsie at Nantucket", Martha Finley.