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adherent
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
someone who holds to and spreads a belief or doctrine
  • It was always the women, and above all the young ones, who were the most bigoted adherents of the Party, the swallowers of slogans, the amateur spies and nosers-out of unorthodoxy.
    p. 10.4
  • This doctrine, of course, had always had its adherents, but in the manner in which it was now put forward there was a significant change.
    p. 202.8

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