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sect

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sect

  1. a group of people acting together within a larger group <one sect of medical researchers holds the minority view that the disease is not caused by that virus> Synonyms bloc, block, body, coalition, party, faction, set, side, wingRelated Words splinter, split; crew, gang, pack, team; denomination, persuasion; schism, scission; caucus, movement




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