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a dissenting or schismatic religious body

The meaning of the word sect is a dissenting or schismatic religious body.

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aberrationthe fact or an instance of deviating or being aberrant especially from a moral standard or normal state
vestigea trace, mark, or visible sign left by something (such as an ancient city or a condition or practice) vanished or lost
remediablecapable of being remedied
tactileperceptible by touch : tangible
sullengloomily or resentfully silent or repressed
subalternparticular with reference to a related universal proposition
senilitythe quality or state of being senile : the physical and mental decline associated with old age
wizenedto become dry, shrunken, and wrinkled often as a result of aging or of failing vitality
breedto produce (offspring) by hatching or gestation
ascendancygoverning or controlling influence : domination