Usage examples for neophyte

  1. " Pardon me for suggesting," he exclaimed, " that the conditional terms in which our host was careful to present his hypotheses are better suited to the instruction of the neophyte than our learned friend's positive assertions. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  2. The neophyte in charge was always in the attitude of a surprised hen, extending her great apron to its utmost area as a screen to hide these wonderful preparations. – Marm Lisa by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  3. Initiation into the Lesser Mysteries only permitted the neophyte to go as far as the outer vestibule of the temple. – The Eleusinian Mysteries and Rites by Dudley Wright