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disciple

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  1. one who follows the opinions or teachings of another <a circle of dedicated disciples who conscientiously wrote down everything the prophet said> Synonyms acolyte, adherent, convert, follower, epigone, liege man, partisan (also partizan), pupil, votarist, votaryRelated Words apostle, missionary, proselytizer, soldier; faithful, loyalist; advocate, backer, champion, supporter; protégé, scholar, student; ideologist, ideologue (also idealogue), sectarian; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, idolater (or idolator), worshipper (or worshiper), zealot; apparatchik, camp follower, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), hanger-on, henchman, lackey, lickspittle, minion, myrmidon, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-manNear Antonyms apostate, defector, renegade, traitor, turncoatAntonyms coryphaeus, leader


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