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missionary (Also missionaries) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to missionary

gatekeeper

  • noun someone who controls access to something
    • there are too many gatekeepers between the field officers and the chief
  • noun someone who guards an entrance
    ostiary; door guard; doorkeeper; doorman; porter; hall porter.

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placeseeker

  • noun a disparaging term for an appointee
    placeman.

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brevet

  • noun a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)
  • verb promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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saver

  • noun someone who saves something from danger or violence
    recoverer; rescuer.
  • noun someone who saves (especially money)

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joshua

  • noun (Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land; best remembered for his destruction of Jericho
  • noun a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
    Book of Joshua; Josue.

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dynasty

  • noun a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family

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counsellorship

  • noun the position of counselor
    counselorship.

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protest

  • noun a formal and solemn declaration of objection
    protestation.
    • they finished the game under protest to the league president
    • the senator rose to register his protest
    • the many protestations did not stay the execution
  • noun the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    objection; dissent.

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woods

  • noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    wood; forest.
  • noun the hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
    wood.

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asian

Of or pertaining to Asia; Asiatic. "Asian princes." Jer. Taylor. -- n. An Asiatic.

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odd_man_out

  • noun someone regarded as eccentric or crazy and standing out from a group
    kook; queer duck; queer bird; odd fish; odd fellow.

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captain

  • noun an officer holding a rank below a major but above a lieutenant
  • noun the naval officer in command of a military ship
    skipper.

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