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Later in the season, Cinda sells her name and brand for a huge sum of money and lectures her acolytes in proper podcast intonation.How Only Murders in the Building Grapples With the Thorny Ethics of True-Crime Podcasting|Eliana Dockterman|October 19, 2021|Time
She was looking for healthier alternatives and became a Null acolyte, working for a time as a counselor in his office and giving weekly cooking classes at his health-food restaurant.
In Specter’s telling, even Fauci’s onetime antagonists, Kramer chief among them, undergo conversion experiences and become acolytes.Familiar Fauci anecdotes, told with a Brooklyn accent|Amy Goldstein|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Leach went 84-43 in 10 seasons as head coach at Texas Tech and 55-47 in eight seasons at Washington State, both relatively less heralded programs, and many of his and Mumme’s former players and assistants also became air raid acolytes.Is The SEC Ready For The Air Raid? Mike Leach Sure Thinks So.|Jake Lourim|September 30, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Why do you think you were “an asperg-y movie fan…a jabbering repellent acolyte?”Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Still, the tradition of a hero with a younger, or everyman, acolyte stretches back to antiquity.Holy Homophobia, Batman! A Queer Reading of the Dark Knight|Rich Goldstein|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of these heroes is an insect-loving contemporary of Charles Darwin, the other a crocodile-wrestling Steve Irwin acolyte.
Yee was, as Brown writes, a Brown acolyte at one point, representing a district of middle class single-family homeowners.
Then, like a true BuzzFeeder acolyte, he added: “This story will blow over as soon as the Kardashians have a new kid.”There’s No Story Here: The BuzzFeed Staffers Behind ‘Troll the NSA’|Eliza Shapiro|June 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was an acolyte sent forth with bowl and staff to beg for aid in certain temple repairs.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
That the acolyte in Claude's case took the form of Louis Gentilis made him no more welcome.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman
The parish priest sat with his acolyte, who held a crucifix before his eyes so that his thoughts might not wander.The Eternal City|Hall Caine
So from this you can see how nobly that young acolyte was provided with all that beseemed his future greatness.The Story of the Champions of the Round Table|Howard Pyle
After sermon the preacher returns to the altar, when a fourth functionary appears, whom we suppose must be termed an acolyte.The Church Index|William Pepperell