An influential religious personage, especially one who makes prophetic utterances.


  • From the Biblical accounts of John the Baptist, as in the early verses of the Gospel according to Mark :

"I don't know," said Anne. "He gathers together a little flock of all denominations, who only care to hear the word."

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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voice in the wildernessA person, publication, or other source of assertions that expresses an opinion, doctrine, or point of view which is ignored or rejected by almost all others; the actual utterance of an unpopular opinion, doctrine, or point of view.
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