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adherent

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tending to adhere to objects upon contact

  • the bandage is made from a mildly adherent fiber
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adherent

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one who follows the opinions or teachings of another

  • the Flat Earth Society surely doesnʼt have many adherents
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follower, adherent, disciple, partisan mean one who gives full loyalty and support to another. follower may apply to people who attach themselves either to the person or beliefs of another.
    • an evangelist and his followers
adherent suggests a close and persistent attachment.
    • adherents to Marxism
disciple implies a devoted allegiance to the teachings of one chosen as a master.
    • disciples of Gandhi
partisan suggests a zealous often prejudiced attachment.
    • partisans of the President


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