as in audience
a group of people showing intense devotion to a cause, person, or work (as a film) long after it had gone off the air, the TV series continued to have a huge cult

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as in religion
a body of beliefs and practices regarding the supernatural and the worship of one or more deities an ancient cult that centered on the worship of the earth as the source of all life

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“Cult.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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