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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.; An abject coward adj. - Lacking even the rudiments of courage; Having deserted a cause or principle.

Usage examples (35)
  • Why, no, I say, distrustful recreants! Fight till the last gasp; I will be your guard.
  • Some provinces had proved recreant
  • He whom thou hast called recreant knight, has been Saxon host.
  • "recreant," had he wavered when the descendant of Mary Stuart claimed his services. for more
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