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adherent

Synonyms of adherent in English:

noun

  • an adherent of the Catholic religion adherents of the grunge music scene
    follower, supporter, upholder, defender, advocate, disciple, votary, partisan, member, friend, stalwart;
    fanatic, zealot;
    believer, worshipper, attender;
    informal hanger-on, groupie, buff, freak, fiend, nut, maniac
    North American informal booster, cohort, rooter
    [Antonyms] opponent
  • adjective

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  • the colon has an adherent layer of mucus gel
    British  claggy;
    Scottish & Northern English  clarty
    informal gooey, gloopy, cloggy, gungy, icky
    North American informal gloppy
    rare tenacious, viscoid
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