Example sentences for: acolytes

How can you use “acolytes” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Former aides and acolytes like Arthur Schlesinger Jr. and Theodore Sorensen have lumped Hersh with Oliver Stone, taking the line that the book is paranoid speculation.

  • In one corner, Brahms and his acolytes held that music's highest aspiration should be internal perfection and self-sufficiency.

  • They burrow into the arcana of their topics and inundate potential acolytes with a barrage of pedantic details.

  • It used to be the headquarters of Jean-Paul Sartre and his existentialist acolytes wearing, winter or summer, black corduroys and long woolen scarves.

  • In the Roman Catholic Church, for example, women can function as acolytes (one of the minor orders of the diaconate) but may not be officially installed as acolytes.


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