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zealous devotee

A passionate follower (of someone or something). My boyfriend is a zealous devotee of this new diet, but if I have to eat another plate of vegetables, I'll lose my mind.
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These beggars and vendors remain glued with the devotees until they enter the shrine's premises demanding alms and forcing devotees to buy packets of white sugar nuts, already declared harmful for human consumption by the Punjab Food Authority.
The Devotee City caters to revelers and devotees from Carcar City and beyond in the south and Danao City and beyond in the north as well as those from other provinces.
On top of everything else, tons of waste were left by the devotees, following the toxic crop at the same time last year.
Drawn by devotees pulling on thick ropes attached to its carriage, the religious icon left the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park at 5 a.
Devotees believe that passing through this door, guarantees them moksha.
While majority of Indian devotees offer flowers, sandal paste and fruits to invoke divine blessing, the 'Thekkan Palani' Balasubramania temple differs as chocolate bars are offered in the sanctum sanctorum, The Times of India said.
Marianists, the third group, are devotees of the Blessed Virgin Mary, who believe that visions at Fatima (Portugal), Medjugorje (Herzegovina), and even Bayside, in Queens, New York, offer supernatural guidance to a church adrift in the chaotic modern world.
The movement built more than 30 temples in American urban areas, where devotees often lived dormitory-style, shared meals and rose daily at 4:30 a.
Devotee City is an annual program that caters to devotees of the Senor Santo Nino from all over the province and nearby islands who come to Cebu City to join the Sinulog observation.
Nearby establishments like the Union Bank also gave away buckets of iced water, throwing them to any devotee who asks for it.
Rescuers found Renato Gorion, also known as Renato Gunon, pale, unconscious, and without a pulse at the back of a truck that was crowded with devotees who scrambled to accompany the statue of the Black Nazarene out of the Quirino Grandstand in Manila's Luneta central Luneta Park at eight Friday morning," Undersecretary Alexander Pama, head of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) told Gulf News.
According to an estimate, if all the devotees are allowed up to Ramula Vari Meda in the present conditions with each devotee being provided darshan for two seconds, the TTD authorities can allow a maximum of 30,000 devotees per day.
Of course, it's sad to lose a fellow devotee,' said Hernandez, 26.
Devotees believe that coming in contact with the image--touching it by hand or wiping it with a towel--can cure even the most severe illnesses.
The slow pace of reconstruction work by the government has compelled the people to worship the idol and offer prayers from outside the temple," Puja Pariyar, a devotee in Krishna Mandir of Patan complained while talking with ANI.