Definition: supporter; follower
Definition: supporter; follower
Sentences Containing 'adherent'
I may add, as an instance of this fact, and as a striking case of correlation, that in many pelargoniums the two upper petals in the central flower of the truss often lose their patches of darker colour; and when this occurs, the adherent nectary is quite aborted, the central flower thus becoming peloric or regular.
The epithet seems to imply that Theodore was an adherent of the Meletian party, but there is no evidence that he was involved in the feuds which preoccupied the Catholics of Antioch during Flavian's office.
At Nisibis, Barsumas, a devoted adherent of the party, was bishop from 435 to 489, and upon the suppression of the school of Edessa, provided a new home for the school at Nisibis.
He was an adherent of the distributism movement, described as a "third way", in opposition to both socialism and capitalism; and he was influenced by the work of G. K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc.
"L. piracicabae" has its egg adherent to its ventral surface.
Cape Verde is an adherent to PR China's One China Policy.
In March 2004, a 59-year old Australian Brahma Kumari adherent Dawn Griggs was murdered and raped on her way to the sect's headquarters in Mount Abu.
Adherent Frank Viola's book "Pagan Christianity" points out a number of reforms that organic churches often advocate.
Reagan was an adherent to a policy known as supply side economics, which argues that economic growth can be most effectively created using incentives for people to produce (supply) goods and services, such as adjusting income tax and capital gains tax rates.
He was also an adherent of the Bahá'í Faith and served on the Local Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of Baku.
An entry of the Liber Pontificalis, the one covering Pope Liberius, mentions Helena being a devout Christian and an adherent of the Nicene Creed.
"Shakubuku", essentially, is the more assertive of two different methods of proselytizing traditionally employed by Nichiren adherents, in which the proselytizer aggressively confronts a non-adherent about the falsity of their beliefs.
During the bitter internal party fight that swept the Socialist Party during the second half of the 1930s, Panken was a committed adherent of the so-called "Old Guard faction" headed by Louis Waldman and James Oneal. In 1936 he exited the SPA along with his co-thinkers to help found the Social Democratic Federation.
Another early adherent, Mr. Liao Chong Zheng (also transliterated as Chan Song Liu), heard of the Bahá'í Faith while studying at Cornell University about 1921.
In the verdict on 11 November 2009, Judge Birgit Wiegand granted the claimant's request ("Adhäsionsantrag", § 406 StPO) to claim for damages against the defendant in an 'adherent case' within the remit of this criminal case.
Trobridge was an adherent of Swedenborgianism and it may have been his religious beliefs which led him to be interested in domestic architecture for working-class people.
If the placenta fails to deliver in 30 minutes in a hospital environment, manual extraction may be required if heavy ongoing bleeding occurs, and very rarely a curettage is necessary to ensure that no remnants of the placenta remain (in rare conditions with very adherent placenta, placenta accreta).
More Vocab Wordsexpository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
verve - enthusiasm (as in artistic performance or composition); liveliness; vigor
coax - persuade by flattery
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable