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1Pentecostal

adjective Pen·te·cos·tal \ˌpen-ti-ˈkäs-təl, -ˈks-\

: of, relating to, or belonging to a Christian group that emphasizes the power of the Holy Spirit and the authority of the Bible

Full Definition of PENTECOSTAL

1
:  of, relating to, or suggesting Pentecost
2
:  of, relating to, or constituting any of various Christian religious bodies that emphasize individual experiences of grace, spiritual gifts (as glossolalia and faith healing), expressive worship, and evangelism
Pen·te·cos·tal·ism \-tə-ˌli-zəm\ noun
Pen·te·cos·tal·ist \-tə-list\ noun or adjective

First Known Use of PENTECOSTAL

circa 1663

Rhymes with PENTECOSTAL

2Pentecostal

noun

Definition of PENTECOSTAL

:  a member of a Pentecostal religious body

First Known Use of PENTECOSTAL

1904

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