adhering

present participle of adhere
as in clinging
to hold to something firmly as if by adhesion everyone started calling her "Cookie" when she was little and the name adhered

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“Adhering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adhering. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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