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Synonyms for cult

followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices

an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

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followers of an unorthodox, extremist, or false religion or sect who often live outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader

a religion or sect that is generally considered to be unorthodox, extremist, or false

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Several cultists have been found guilty of various crimes, but Asahara's trial is still proceeding at a snail's pace.
AUM founder Shoko Asahara and a number of other cultists have been on trial or convicted of committing a number of crimes including the 1995 fatal sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway system that killed 12 people and left thousands sick.
Because it's not going to be old blues cultists like myself that take the music into the future.
Abbott and the other governors responded the way a lot of their voters wanted them to respond - with no discernment between good Syrians and bad ones, good Muslims and cultists.
For the sick death cultists of Isis, enjoying a meal, watching a football match or listening to a rock band is a crime punishable by bloody murder.
Cormill, neither of whom he knows, it proves to be the first in a series of odd clues designed specifically for him to follow, embroiling him in a complex mystery featuring plagiarized manifestos, narcotized cultists, the search for pornographic prints, and a busted fountain whose runoff forms an underground lake beneath the never-named city's unsuspecting feet.
The cultists have conjured an entity so malevolent that nothing they did will compare to the sinister conduit to the damned that is now.
twitter Join us twitter @LivEcho News According to Tom the land bounded by Belle Vale, Childwall Golf Course, Childwall Golf Course, V Huyton, Court Hey and Page Moss has some sacred relevance to the Lily White Boys and several devil-worshipping cultists, as well as "Bloody Acre," a mysterious tract of forbidden land that lies next to All Saints Church in Childwall.
These are primitive cultists who celebrate slaughter, glory in bloodlust and slit the throats of innocents as a kind of sacrament.
Its return means that Microsoft listens to its customers instead of Windows 8 cultists who called those who missed Start Menu "whiner" or "stupid.
Drawing on the resources of the municipal archives of Saint-Denis (a "red" suburb of Paris that promoted physical culture), and other material on the communist and socialist parties' and the Popular Front government's commitment to men's physical fitness, she challenges assumptions that physical cultists were politically rightwing.
Butch Joan Crawford and butcher Mercedes McCambridge scratch each other's eyes out in this laughably solemn Western travesty held in high regard by cultists.
Let me see: gameplay great, graphics gorgeous, challenges varied, story superb, addiction factor high, standards tough but achievable - plus tombs, cultists, mysteries and more.
And in Serbia, the pyramid-shaped peak, Mount Rtanj, drew cultists as a local legend has it that the mountain once swallowed an evil sorcerer who will be released on doomsday in a ball of fire.
And in Serbia, the pyramidshaped peak, Mount Rtanj, drew cultists as a local legend has it that the mountain once swallowed an evil sorcerer who will be released on doomsday.