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votary

1. RC Church Eastern Churches a person, such as a monk or nun, who has dedicated himself or herself to religion by taking vows
2. ardently devoted to the services or worship of God, a deity, or a saint
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His Highness Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Ismaili Muslims, recently visited Chitral and Northern Areas to extend 'Deedar' to his votaries.
However, Aadhaar critics turned votaries need not panic yet.
Does a similar fate await the votaries of Hindu rashtra?
During my visit to the US Capitol, I will also interact with members of the House of Representatives and the Senate, many of whom have been valued friends of India and a strong votaries of deepening India-USA ties.
Beginning with Cotton Mather and extending into the modern era with votaries such as Thomas Edison and Donald Trump, it has endured even in the face of compelling scientific evidence discounting its major tenet, which is that working extremely long hours, without sleep, into and through the night, is virtuous in itself, evidence of a man's devotion to his job and commitment to the social good, and indicative of his masculinity.
The Centre has a difficult task at hand as in August last year it was forced to revoke its order blocking 857 porn websites after facing flak from the social media and votaries of right to privacy.
But the votaries of aggression and intolerance visualise an India that is respected and loved by the rest of the world.
The symbols, idols and adornments depend upon the sect to which the temple belongs, or the wealth of its votaries, or the fancy of the priests.
Lind is in agreement with Cohen as far as Moscow's role in facilitating Barack Obama's path out of the corner in which he had painted himself vis-a-vis Syria's chemical weapons is concerned, but his argument against hostility toward Putin's Russia, directed at primarily at fellow votaries of his ilk, is based chiefly on the assumption that it echoes tsarist Russia as "a bastion of Christian monarchy loathed by revolutionaries, Jacobins and democrats.
Remembering Edward Said "Said's courage was evident not only when he took on traditional adversaries, notably the votaries of power, but also in his willingness to challenge those from his 'own' side.
Only consider: all forms of fundamentalism are notable for the infantilizing and blinding effect they have on their votaries.
Hard hitters and loud mouths are generally revered by votaries of the team they play on, but they're also largely reviled by the fans of right about every other team.