Example sentences for: devotees

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

  • During summer, thousands of devotees come to bathe in these ponds beneath a richly ornamented Shiva lingam.

  • Not surprisingly, a slew of bad reviews for this bottom-feeding comedy about a fish tank cleaner who falls into the gigolo business by accident: "Among devotees of comedy, Deuce Bigalow is for the undemanding" (Lawrence Van Gelder, the New York Times ). Some go so far as to insult the cast, calling star Rob Schneider "a runty fellow of no particular talent" (Susan Wloszczyna, USA Today ). One reviewer pipes up in the movie's defense, calling Deuce "an hour-and-a-half goof on kinky sex, bathroom humor and inner happiness … a considerable cut above the crop of recent features by other SNL alums" (which is not saying much) and that it's "funnier than it deserves to be, not to mention rather sweet in a sophomoric, manwhore-with-a-heart-of-gold kind of way" (Michael O'Sullivan, the Washington Post ). (Click here to find out more about Rob Schneider.)

  • He remained within the closed circle of his German devotees.)

  • “ Doing” Italy is a lifetime job, and many devotees are so in love with the place that they won’t even think of an alternative destination.

  • There are other signs as well: the rise of the Cato Institute as one of the leading Washington think tanks; and the general accrual of credibility to what, 20 years ago, was a fringe-y movement of Ayn Rand devotees and risqué Republicans.


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