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Adjective
Guilty of apostasy
“… recreant campaign workers who walked out as soon as their candidate began dropping in the polls.”
Adjective
Having or showing a shameful lack of courage
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“The victors had only contempt for the recreant enemy soldiers who surrendered without firing a shot.”
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Disloyal, treacherous, or insincere
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In the manner of a dastard
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Having or showing no moral principles
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Believing in or practising religious heresy
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Not of value
Noun
A person who abandons a cause or organization usually without right
“The army will deal harshly with any recreant, perhaps even with execution.”
Noun
A person who shows a shameful lack of courage in the face of danger
“The historian reserved his greatest contempt for those recreants who opposed the witch hunt but lacked the courage to speak out against it.”
Noun
One who betrays a trust or an allegiance
“… a spy and recreant to his country.”
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A person whose behavior is offensive to others
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A person believing in or practising religious heresy
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A person who provokes or takes part in an insurrection
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One who causes trouble, especially one who does so deliberately
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A mean, evil, or unprincipled person
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A delinquent person
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