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acolyte

Christianity an officer who attends or assists a priest
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What editors Jeremy Braddock and Stephen Hock have assembled is a cultural studies book that splits the differance between your typical academic compendium and its self-conscious parody, merging the deadly serious (this is from the University of Minnesota Press, after all) with the quasi irreverent (the era of High Deconstruction being over, acolytes of its textual fetishism now move into their mock-u-retical Spinal Tap phase).
In pursuit of knowledge of her cryptic young lover, Dominique seeks out two acolytes from his past: an adoring transvestite named Chris (Vincent Lindon, conveying the sort of fragile authenticity that eluded William Hurt in Kiss of the Spider Woman) and Quentin's former sugar daddy Soukaz (Francois Berleand), who has long since tired of being jerked around by this unpredictable boy toy.
Solway's scholarship, which involved plowing through recently opened KGB files and interviewing some 150 relatives, colleagues, lovers, and acolytes, has left her reluctant to discard any factual nugget.
Like many commentators, Jamieson finds the 1988 election, and particularly the conduct of George Bush and his acolytes, especially offensive.
ainsi que deux autres de ses acolytes, ont ete places sous mandat de depot.
Adams acolytes include Cozy's owner Steve Rakoczy, who says the guitarist not only draws from the Sherman Oaks-Studio City-North Hollywood corridor, but also brings music lovers from throughout the area to his local dates.
Cindy Sherman, Crewdson's great example, knows how, and Crewdson himself is an example to a little legion of young acolytes at work on the problem.
Alig's ascent and fall is described by a pierced array of former acolytes and boyfriends, all of whom seem so damaged from the effects of heavy drugs that their testimony would probably hold little water in a court of law.
She is very aware that many Tudor acolytes don't agree that the dances should be seen as often as possible.
Such intervention is not always possible, of course - think of Schubert's ``Unfinished'' Symphony - but there are several cases in which acolytes have risen to fill the void.
No doubt there will be a big gamble on him this weekend when one of his many acolytes in the press writes another ludicrous story, but the man to be on is Kenny Dalglish at 25-1.
Whatever the case, for many of his acolytes de Kooning was an affliction.