an advocate or intercessor.
(initial capital letter) the Holy Spirit; the Comforter.
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How to use paraclete in a sentence
Heloise, abbess of the paraclete, died; celebrated as the mistress of Abelard, and for her learning.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Muslim commentators hold that the paraclete (Comforter) promised in John xvi.The Worlds Greatest Books, Volume XIII. | Various
He called the place his paraclete, because it had been his consolation.Selections from the Prose Writings of John Henry Cardinal Newman | John Henry Newman
This reminds us that it was provided that the paraclete should have a certain number of monks attached to it.Women of Medival France | Pierce Butler
When or how often he visited the paraclete we do not know; but in some of these visits Hlose and Ablard must have met again.Women of Medival France | Pierce Butler
British Dictionary definitions for paraclete (1 of 2)
rare a mediator or advocate
British Dictionary definitions for Paraclete (2 of 2)
Christianity the Holy Ghost as comforter or advocate
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