votary

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Synonyms for votary

one zealously devoted to a religion

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one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service

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a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult

a devoted (almost religiously so) adherent of a cause or person or activity

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Reconsidered in this context, the novice Isabella's wish for greater restraints on her behavior among the votarists of St.
But Isabella's stance may be accused of rigid and excessive communal regulation since she regards as too lenient the nunnery's rules regarding how votarists may meet and speak to men: they may meet them only in the prioress's presence and "Then if you speak, you must not show your face;/ Or if you show your face, you must not speak" (1.