adherence

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resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires bullheadedness , obstinacy , obstinance , pigheadedness , self-will , stubbornness
adherence to some extreme traditional theological concept or interpretation cabalism , kabbalism
narrow-minded adherence to a particular sect or party or denomination denominationalism , sectarianism
excessive adherence to ecclesiastical forms and activities ecclesiasticism
practice of scrupulous adherence to prescribed or external forms formalism
strict adherence to basic principles fundamentalist , purist , stickler
moral code, adherence to integrity , probity , rectitude
Soviet geneticist whose adherence to Lamarck's theory of evolution was favored by Stalin (1898-1976) Lysenko , Trofim Denisovich Lysenko
death that is imposed because of the person's adherence of a religious faith or cause martyrdom
religious police in Saudi Arabia whose duty is to ensure strict adherence to established codes of conduct; offenders may be detained indefinitely; foreigners are not excluded Mutawa , Mutawa'een
adherence or attachment to a monarchy or to the principle of monarchal government royalism
adherence to tradition (especially in cultural or religious matters) traditionalism
strict adherence to traditional methods or teachings traditionalism , traditionality
accuracy or adherence to truth veracity
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