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Synonyms for cult
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cultnoun

    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, ragenoun

    an interest followed with exaggerated zeal

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

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

  3. cultnoun

    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. cultnoun

    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 cultnoun

    a system of religious beliefs and rituals

    "devoted to the cultus of the Blessed Virgin"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cultnoun

    Synonyms:
    homage, worship

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cult":

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

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How to use cult in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Cheng:

    We certainly see an attempt to cultivate a personality cult, and this is only natural because he wants to concentrate power in his hands, to have the momentum and the political force in order to promote his program.

  2. Keith Raniere:

    This trial has revealed that Keith Raniere, who portrayed Keith Raniere as a savant and a genius, was in fact a massive manipulator, a con man, and the crime boss of a cult-like organization involved in sex trafficking, child pornography, extortion, compelled abortions, branding, degradation and humiliation.

  3. President Francois Hollande:

    The terrorists want to divide us, to oppose us, to pit us against one another. They will fail. They have the cult of death, we have the love of life.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    Hillary Clinton has no vision for America, hillary Clinton only vision for America is that Hillary Clinton wants to be the mob boss of America. Hillary Clinton wants to be the female Godfather, the greatest thing since Al Capone. And Hillary Clinton wants all the benefits that Al Capone got in Chicago ; Al Capone liked to run the city ; Al Capone liked to knock off Al Capone opponents. This is the cult of Hillary Clinton and this is what Hillary Clinton wants. Hillary Clinton wants to basically be the one who runs our life and calls all the shots and snubs out Hillary Clinton opponent. I, for one, am not going to stand for it and I ’m hoping most Americans wo n’t either.

  5. Hakeem Jeffries:

    The New York Democrat are not a cult. We're a coalition.


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