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1‘she stayed faithful all her married life’
loyal, constant, true, devoted, true-blue, true-hearted, unswerving, unwavering, staunch, steadfast, dedicated, committed
trusted, trusty, trustworthy, dependable, reliable, obedient, dutiful
2‘a faithful copy of a famous painting’
accurate, precise, exact, errorless, error-free, unerring, without error, faultless, true, close, strict
realistic, authentic, convincing
informal on the button, on the mark, on the beam, on the nail
British informal spot on, bang on
North American informal on the money
1the faithful‘he read the sacred scriptures to the faithful’
adherents, followers, loyal followers, loyal members
congregation, brethren, flock
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