Fiercely antigovernment, the resident said he is wary of sectarian tensions simmering beneath the surface.
Moreover, sectarian tensions make repairs almost impossible to negotiate.
Tribal, sectarian and territorial conflicts made it a constantly turbulent place, despite the hammer of Ottoman rule.
With Americans no longer keeping all sides apart, Iraqis fear a return to the most bone-chilling days of sectarian violence.
sectarian violence (between Muslims and Christians) killed hundreds in 2010.
It is not the sectarian anxiety of any pompous little clique to get "saved" in the artistic "narrow path."
But I have never consulted the popular any more than the sectarian, Prejudice.
In the strong mind of a sectarian, all conviction becomes a thing apart.
If free with the sectarian, it should be free with the elector.
But we have preferred omitting whatever might be thought open to even the suspicion of sectarian prejudice.