Pseudo-apostle

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pseudo-apostle a pretended apostle
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. pseudēs, false.

Usage

In literature:

Its Philonian doctrines were imputed to Paul and the apostles, the pseudo-Pauline epistles furnishing the needful texts.
"The Unseen World and Other Essays" by John Fiske
That he was under some obligation to the pseudo-apostle was perfectly clear.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
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In news:

In the midst of the current crisis in the US/Israel relationship, Obama and his apostles are having their pseudo- Seder at the White House.
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