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gospel

gos·pel

gospel

 
pronunciation:
gas pl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often capitalized) the lessons taught by Jesus Christ and his apostles.
definition 2: (capitalized) any of the four accounts of Jesus Christ's life, death, and teachings in the New Testament books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
definition 3: anything that is held on faith to be completely true or of great importance.
Many people take what they see on the news as gospel.
similar words:
belief, doctrine
Word History
Gospel comes from two early English words that together mean "a good story."