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Synonyms for missionary

Synonyms for missionary

a person doing religious or charitable work in a foreign country

of missionaries or their work

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Synonyms for missionary

someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program

someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country

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relating to or connected to a religious mission

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According to a villager in Kushinagar, Christian missionaries from Betiah and Narkatiyaganj in Bihar used to visit the house of villager Dilip Gupta.
There is a single document the court must investigate if it is really willing to investigate Dink's murder and the killing of several Christian missionaries in Malatya: the decisions taken during the National Security Council (MGK) meetings held in 2004 about the activities of Christian missionaries and the Armenian issue.
As Jews who had converted and then become Christian missionaries to other Jews, "Hebrew-Christian" missionaries, as they were called, occupied a liminal space in the religious landscape.
The United States has warned that female Christian missionaries in Islamic Egypt may be a target for terrorist attacks.
It follows three Christian missionaries from Malawi, India and Jamaica, as they go on a pilgrimage of sorts and attempt to trace their religious roots in Britain.
Christian missionaries should renounce all "deception and coercive means" of winning converts, according to an agreement released June 28 by a broad coalition of evangelicals, the World Council of Churches and the Vatican.
Moimango was the last person mummified in Koke, about 60 years ago; Christian missionaries, who began arriving there in the 1930s, discouraged the practice because it involved ghosts and spirits.
This includes profiles of individual Christian missionaries and their interlocutors: the eighteenth-century Tamil Lutherans Savarimuthu and Rayanayakkan (Daniel Jeyaraj, chap.
They were Christian missionaries and we killed them all," the AFP news agency quoted Zabihulla Mujahed, a spokesman for the Taliban movement, as saying.
The Hindu governor of India's Meghalaya state has at a mass gathering of Presbyterians hailed the role of Christian missionaries in spreading a message of "love, trust and peace in the turbulent tribal societies" of the country's north-east.
Morrison, one of the most recognized Christian missionaries in the world.
It has the distinction of hosting the first Christian missionaries (French Marists) in the region in 1847.
Swami Narendra Maharaj, head of a Hindu sect and organiser of this programme mentioned that he was on a mission to save Hindus who were misguided by Christian missionaries.
Ann's friends are volunteers for Mission Direct, which sends Christian missionaries to West Africa and Central America.
A BRITISH couple working as Christian missionaries were last night behind bars after being charged with sedition in the West African state of Gambia.
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