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May
26
2016

adherent

aed hir @nt

noun
definition:  one who supports or follows a person, party, principle, or the like (usually followed by “of”)
example:  The new faith quickly gathered adherents.
example:  Bach was a strong adherent of the Lutheran Church.
example:  As a youth, he was an adherent of Marxism, but he later became a capitalist.

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