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Synonyms for cultkʌlt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cult(noun)

    followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices

    Synonyms:
    furore, fad, rage, cultus, furor, religious cult, craze

  2. fad, craze, furor, furore, cult, rage(noun)

    an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

    "he always follows the latest fads"; "it was all the rage that season"

    Synonyms:
    cult, fury, frenzy, rage, furore, madness, craze, fad, delirium, passion, hysteria, religious cult, furor, cultus

  3. cult(noun)

    followers of an unorthodox, extremist, or false religion or sect who often live outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader

    Synonyms:
    furore, fad, rage, cultus, furor, religious cult, craze

  4. cult(noun)

    a religion or sect that is generally considered to be unorthodox, extremist, or false

    "it was a satanic cult"

    Synonyms:
    furore, fad, rage, cultus, furor, religious cult, craze

  5. cult, cultus, religious cult(noun)

    a system of religious beliefs and rituals

    "devoted to the cultus of the Blessed Virgin"

    Synonyms:
    cult, cultus, rage, furore, craze, fad, religious cult, furor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cult(n.)

    Synonyms:
    homage, worship

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

cults, worship, anti-cult, sect, heresy, heretic, sectarian, religion


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