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The MW definition of "Christian"
Christian n [L Christianus, adj. & n., fr. Gk
christianos, fr. Christos] (1526) 1 a: one who professes belief in the
teachings of Jesus Christ b (1): DISCIPLE 2 (2) : A member of one of
the Churches of Christ separating from the Disciples of Christ in 1906
(3): a member of the Christian denomination having part in the union
of the United Church of Christ concluded in 1961 2: the hero in Bunyan's
ilgrim's Progress **1**
The MW definition of "Atheist"
athe*ist: \ n (1571) : one who denies the existence of
The MW definition of "Heathen"
Please note that Pagans are defined as being heathen per the
definition below heathen: n, pl heathens or heathen (bef. 12c) 1: an
unconverted member of a people or nation that does not acknowledge the
God of the Bible 2: an uncivilized or irreligious person - heathendom
n - heathenism n - heathenize - vt. **1**
The MW definition of "Pagan"
pa*gan n [ME, fr. LL paganus, fr. L, country dweller, fr. pagus
country district; akin to l pangere to fix - more at PACT] (14c) 1:
HEATHEN 1; esp : a follower of a polythesiastic relitiong (as in
ancient Rome) 2: one who has little or no religion and who delights in
sensual pleasures and material goods: an irreligious or hedonistic
person - pagan adj. - paganish adj **1**
The MW definition of "Witch"
witch n [ME wicche, fr. OE wicca, masc., wizard & wicce, fem,
witch; akin to MHG wicken to bewitch, OE wigle divination, and perh.
to OHG wih holy - more at VICTIM] (bef. 12c) 1: one that is credited
with usu. malignant supernatural powers; esp : a woman practicing usu.
black witchcraft often with the aid of a devil or familiar : SORCERESS
- compare WARLOCK 2: an ugly old woman : HAG 3: a charming or alluring
girl or woman - wicht-like adj wichy - adj. **1**
Webster Definition for "witchcraft"
witch-craft n. 1. Black magic; sorcery. 2. A magical or irresistible
influence, attraction, or charm **2**