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Definition of Adherent

  ADHERENT   noun
A follower who has not yet obtained all that he expects to get.

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

Regular definition:
?d?h??r?nt n. & adj. --n. 1 a supporter of a party, person, etc. 2 a devotee of an activity. --adj. 1 (foll. by to) faithfully observing a rule etc. 2 (often foll. by to) (of a substance) sticking fast. °°adherence n. [F adh¸rent (as ADHERE)]

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