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apostle
as in:  an apostle for the cause


an apostle of revolution
  an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform

or:

any important Christian missionary — especially the first to a country or region
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Mormonism:  In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, an apostle is a priesthood office of high authority within the church hierarchy.
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  • an apostle of revolution
  • A book is a mirror; if an ass peers into it, you can not expect an apostle to peer out.
    G.C. Lichtenberg
  • and Ernest rose before me transfigured, the apostle of truth, with shining brows and the fearlessness of one of Gods own angels, battling for the truth and the right, and battling for the succor of the poor and lonely and oppressed.
    Jack London  --  The Iron Heel
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Associated words [difficulty]:   apostle [4] , disciple [2]
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