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adherent

(ăd-hē′rĕnt) [L. adhaerere, to stick]
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Though, by this course, neither one aim nor the other could be attained, yet it seemed best to the adherents of this third party.
The fifth party consisted of those who were adherents of Barclay de Tolly, not so much as a man but as minister of war and commander in chief.
The schoolmaster was indeed afraid to return to bed by himself; and as he did not know how soon he might lose the company of my landlady, he was resolved to secure that of the boy, in whose presence he apprehended no danger from the devil or any of his adherents.
His two adherents looked at each other, and at him, as if they were at a loss how to pursue the subject.
Geoffrey turned to his admirers and adherents with a roar of derisive laughter.
The combatants, however, sit there quietly, tended by their seconds, while their adherents wrangle in the middle.
Meantime Tom and the stanchest of his adherents had reached Harrowell's, and Sally was bustling about to get them a late tea, while Stumps had been sent off to Tew, the butcher, to get a piece of raw beef for Tom's eye, which was to be healed off- hand, so that he might show well in the morning.
It numbered thirty million of adherents, and it cast eight million votes.
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I would hope that a pro-choice adherent and pro-life adherent would accompany a woman with an unwanted pregnancy, not preaching to her, but listening to her personal story.
The study found significant differences in one-year adherence between people of different ages and disease severity levels: Men with sleep apnea are 8.5 percentage points more likely to stay adherent on PAP therapy than women.
The 2019 Bribery Recommendation builds on an earlier version and strengthens anti-bribery and corruption policies and procedures across adherent Export Credit Agencies (ECAs), including UK Export Finance (UKEF).