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adherent
 n.  one who strongly supports something; one who follows or upholds a leader, party, cause
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  He returns, in fine, to punish as a rebel every adherent of his brother Prince John.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
2  Gurth's heart swelled within him; for he felt this meditated slaughter of his faithful adherent in a degree much deeper than the harsh treatment he had himself received.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  The gentleman with the gray whiskers was obviously an inveterate adherent of serfdom and a devoted agriculturist, who had lived all his life in the country.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 26
4  He never gave reasons for this persistent refusal, but contented himself by resolutely and inflexibly adhering to his determination.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH
5  His best, if not his only reason, for adhering to the party of Brian de Bois-Guilbert, Athelstane had the prudence to keep to himself.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  The physician was at first inclined to ascribe this sudden and violent emotion to the effects of insanity; and, adhering to his original purpose, began once again to handle his implements.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
7  A skeleton with a tangle of brown hair adhering to it lay among the debris.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
8  Plum-pudding is the term bestowed upon certain fragmentary parts of the whale's flesh, here and there adhering to the blanket of blubber, and often participating to a considerable degree in its unctuousness.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
9  Then, changing his language, he continued, adhering to the imperfect nomenclature of his provincial instructors.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
10  The earth in the cart, with which the seed was mixed, was not crushed to powder, but crusted together or adhering in clods.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 13
11  As to commonwealths, an instance similar to that of the princes last named, is that of Saguntum in Spain, which awaited ruin in adhering to the fortunes of Rome.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER LIX.
12  India's adherents bowed coldly and some few cut her openly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
13  It numbered thirty million of adherents, and it cast eight million votes.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 29
14  There was much scoffing at the latter by those who had yesterday been firm adherents of his views, and there was even a little sneering by men who had never believed the rumor.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 2
15  Though, by this course, neither one aim nor the other could be attained, yet it seemed best to the adherents of this third party.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  In the wake of the scandal, John, the senator's one-time adherent, quickly deserted him.
2  There was oil adhering to the bird's feathers.
3  The movement is gaining more and more adherents.
4  The two surface adhered to each other, and we couldn't get them apart.
5  She adhered to her principles/ideals throughout her life.
6  "I could dare it for the sake of any friend who deserved my adherence; as you, I am sure, do."
7  Their religious adherence is not to the established church.
8  Plain ordinary dream, we used the only adhere to the belief to support the dream.
9  The eggs of these fish adhere to plant leaves.
10  All members of the association adhere to a strict code of practice.
11  Once in the bloodstream, the bacteria adhere to the surface of the red cells.
12  A smooth, dry surface helps the tiles adhere to the wall.
13  Clean the surface first, or the paint will not adhere.
14  Paste is used to make one surface adhere to another.
15  That is why the claying is necessary; it makes the grain adhere to the earth, otherwise it would float.