Apostatical

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Apostatical Apostate. "An heretical and apostatical church."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • apostatical Apostate; guilty of or characterized by apostasy.
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Usage

In literature:

But on the day that you apostatized I would no longer continue my humiliating sacrifice.
"The Deputy of Arcis" by Honore de Balzac
Sir Edward publicly apostatized, and was rewarded with the command of a regiment of foot.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Now I hope you will apostatize if you would rather do it.
"The Story of the Mormons From the Date of their Origin to the Year 1901" by William Alexander Linn
Would you apostatize now?
"The Reign of Greed" by Jose Rizal
Blush, ye revolted colonies, for having apostatized from your own principles.
"The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916" by Various
As it was now ascertained that the Irish people would not apostatize as a nation, an expedient was prepared for their utter extirpation.
"An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800" by Mary Frances Cusack
David Whitmer, after being with the Saints until 1838, apostatized in Missouri.
"A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" by Nephi Anderson
When the kings of Judah apostatized, while the individuals were punished, the race was spared.
"Notable Women of Olden Time" by Anonymous
But after the death of James V, he returned to Scotland, probably with the Governor, and apostatized from the Reformed faith.
"The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by John Knox
But his wife and one of his daughters refused to apostatize with him.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
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