Adherent and Extremist


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Adherent noun – One who follows the opinions or teachings of another.
Extremist and adherent are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Extremist" instead a noun "Adherent".
Nearby Words: adhere, adherence, adhering, adherer
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Extremist noun – A person who favors rapid and sweeping changes especially in laws and methods of government.
Adherent and extremist are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Adherent" instead a noun "Extremist".
Nearby Words: extreme, extremity, extremism, extremal
Synonyms for Extremist

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  • Such darker utilitarianism can also be a motivation behind a Well-Intentioned Extremist, although a Well-Intentioned Extremist may just as easily be a darker form of deontologist or an adherent to some other ethical philosophy.
  • Evilutionary Biologist The Master from Fallout 1 was very much an adherent of Evilutionary tenets in the Well-Intentioned Extremist mould (certainly, the backdrop of a post-nuclear apocalypse lent his reasoning some gravitas).
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