proselyte

Part of speech: noun

A convert.

Part of speech: verb

To win over to a different religion or party. proselytize or - tise.

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Usage examples "proselyte":

  1. Know, young proselyte to the true faith, that I am he of whom thou readest in the scroll of the Apostle. - "The Last Days of Pompeii", Edward George Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. Linnaeus said that another such experiment would be sufficient to make a proselyte of him. - "Wild Flowers Worth Knowing", Neltje Blanchan et al.
  3. Be sure, at least, that whatsoever it may be, you will not wipe it out by trying to make a proselyte of me! - "Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face", Charles Kingsley.