She trembled like a postulant when she wrote the Greek alphabet for the first time.
There are degrees in the struggle for saintliness; the journalist was but a postulant.
Quite often during my postulant period, while I was learning these Latin prayers, I would have to do sewing.
"But Juanita is not a postulant," said Sarrion, with a laugh.
Mark concerned himself less with his own reception as a postulant.
One is a postulant for two years at least, often for four; a novice for four.
The postulant, after receiving these three ordinations, becomes a full monk or Ho-shang and takes a new name.
I was the postulant, dumb before the mysteries; I adored without a thought.
He spoke to the postulant alone, praising the august and humble life of the cloister.
No one can become a postulant for admission to the Society until fourteen years old, unless by special dispensation.