Mudcat Café message #2971907 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #131570   Message #2971907
Posted By: mauvepink
24-Aug-10 - 02:12 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mudcat 10 commandments
Subject: RE: BS: The Mudcat 10 commandments
cult [kVlt] noun
    1             a specific system of religious worship, esp. with reference to its rites and deity

    2             a sect devoted to such a system

    3             a quasi-religious organization using devious psychological techniques to gain and control adherents

    4 (Sociol)             a group having an exclusive ideology and ritual practices centred on sacred symbols, esp. one characterized by lack of organizational structure

    5             intense interest in and devotion to a person, idea, or activity
            the cult of yoga

    6             the person, idea, etc., arousing such devotion

    7
        a             something regarded as fashionable or significant by a particular group

        b             (as modifier)
            a cult show

    8 (modifier)             of, relating to, or characteristic of a cult or cults
            a cult figure

            [C17: from Latin cultus cultivation, refinement, from colere to till]
        *cultism noun
        *cultist noun

Just popped out and bought some garlic. Things could get interesting lol

mp