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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

Usage examples (26)
  • They considered all sinners apostates, as well as all those who opposed them.
  • The group urged Somali parents to let children learn how to handle weapons and fight what it calls the apostate government.
  • Declaring that person an apostate is impossible and impermissible.
  • Third, the "apostate" issue is a little more murky than is suggested. for more
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