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[mass noun] The fervent propounding of religious beliefs; zealous evangelism:[as modifier] ‘hot-gospel preachers still claim a popular following’
- ‘The station's programming is nonconfrontational, and hot gospel shows are all the rage.’
- ‘Lyman speaks like an old-time, American hot gospel preacher, and yet at the same time is so sincere and convinced of the correctness of his beliefs that he has influenced even hardened meat-eaters.’
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