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ADHERING. Cleaving to, or joining; as, adhering to the enemies of the United States.
     2. The constitution of the United States, art. 3, s 3, defines treason against the United States, to consist only in levying war against them or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort.
     3. The fact that a citizen is cruising in an enemy's ship, with a design to capture or destroy American ships, would be an adhering to the enemies of the United States. 4 State Tr. 328 ; Salk. 634; 2 Gilb. Ev. by Lofft, 798.
     4. If war be actually levied, that is, a body of men be actually assembled for the purpose of effecting by force a treasonable enterprise, all those who perform any part, however minute, or however remote from the scene of action, and who are leagued in the general conspiracy are to be considered as traitors. 4 Cranch. 126.

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Observation tells me that you have a little reddish mould adhering to your instep.
Reflect for a moment on the millions of quails which annually cross the Mediterranean; and can we doubt that the earth adhering to their feet would sometimes include a few minute seeds?
I suppose it is too insignificant to be noticed by the great Epeira, and is therefore allowed to prey on the minute insects, which, adhering to the lines, would otherwise be wasted.
Likewise, while the medieval habit of elaborate costuming was continued, there was every reason for adhering to the medieval simplicity of scenery.
We might say, adhering to the standpoint of physics, that two aspects of different things belong to the same perspective when they are in the same place.
Cricket, however, was in the air, and Raffles's cricket-bag back where he sometimes kept it, in the fender, with the remains of an Orient label still adhering to the leather.
The preparation consisted in the despatch of her maid to Paris under the protection of the Courier, for the purchase of that outfit for a bride on which it would be extremely low, in the present narrative, to bestow an English name, but to which (on a vulgar principle it observes of adhering to the language in which it professes to be written) it declines to give a French one.
the final recipients of the supplies covered by this framework agreement and the contracts concluded derivatives thereof are local entities of the province adhered to the central contracting and derivative contracts awarded its first energy framework agreement and 2013-1014 burgos provincial council itself and the entities that during the term hereof adhere to the agreement, as well as instrumental bodies and dependents of those recipients if the states adhering to the central societies.
The second closing means and the second impact means are structured and dimensioned such that an adhering bond between them when the diaper is closed is only released by a force that is larger than an adhering bonding force between the first closing means and the first impact means.
Photos show paint flaking paint off the untreated sample but adhering well to the treated sample.
HIV-infected teenagers may need help in adhering to regimens of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART).
for not adhering to traditions that not adhering to traditions is actually an American tradition.