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SECTARIAN

of, relating to, or characteristic of a sect or sectarian

The meaning of the word sectarian is of, relating to, or characteristic of a sect or sectarian.

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WordMeaning
cullto select from a group : choose
impingeencroach
plaintiveexpressive of suffering or woe : melancholy
tendentiousmarked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of view : biased
balkto refuse abruptly
biliousof or relating to a yellow or greenish fluid that is secreted by the liver and that aids especially in the emulsification and absorption of fats : of or relating to bile (see bile
aberrantdeviating from the usual or natural type : atypical
pellucidadmitting maximum passage of light without diffusion or distortion
decrepitwasted and weakened by or as if by the infirmities of old age
detractiona lessening of reputation or esteem especially by envious, malicious, or petty criticism : belittling