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Synonyms for cult

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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Elected members who crave power to force social change will be pitted against Corbyn's cultish fans, many of whom prefer principled campaigning to real action sculpted by government.
Literary references and messages from the stars add wit and wisdom to three cozy mystery debuts, wherein leading ladies go toe-to-toe with the odd, the cultish and the rapacious.
"The Path" sought to establish its characters in such a way that the audience wouldn't judge them for joining a cultish belief.
As international and campus politics alike show us how cultish obeisance to the protocols of ideological purity threatens to reemerge as an intellectual yardstick, particularly around concepts of Jewish identity and homeland, Dalia Kandiyoti and Dean Franco have gathered in this special issue essays that, collectively, work to show how purity operates as an impossible, and dangerous, standard.
Writing recently in the New York Times, Jennifer Kahn made the workshop sound a bit cultish, but she learned some useful tricks.
Club connoisseurs clock into the underground venue week-on-week with a cultish devotion to the roster of DJs and live acts that frequent the critically-acclaimed club.
Ewans insecurities get him suckered into a cultish plot, conjured up by new acquaintance Archie Gardener Hobbes's powerful mother, which will destroy Oliver as he attempts to rid Britain of another villain, Ralph the Ravager.
For the uninitiated: The "AC'' saga tells of a centuries-long rivalry between two cultish brotherhoods, the Assassins and the Templars.
In its home country and among its many admirers worldwide Ferrari inspires more than just brand loyalty, more of a cultish, even quasi-religious devotion, its brand power is indisputable."
Serving French classics with a curve ball, bibou has developed a devoted and even cultish following.
"Twilight definitely had a following thanks to Stephenie Meyer's novels, but I think we all kind of imagined it was fairly cultish. Then it suddenly took off like wildfire."
His work came to attention outside of his homeland largely because of its frequent inclusion on the cultish Ethiopiques compilation series.
The 30-year-old radiographer from North Tyneside modelled the event on the ethos of Sunderland's Split Festival, but with "cultish" bands.
As for his depiction of her cultish music and persona (narcissistic, banal, artificial, anarchic ...
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Israel's self-proclaimed, but deceitful, image as a terror victim, which used to be a taken-for-granted fact by some in the West was blown when Obama administration officials leaked that the Zionist regime has fervently allied with a cultish US-terror listed group called the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization to assassinate Iranian scientists.