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  Definition of Recreant
  1. a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
  2. an abject coward
  3. lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful; "the craven fellow turned and ran"; "a craven proposal to raise the white flag"; "this recreant knight"- Spenser
  4. having deserted a cause or principle; "some provinces had proved recreant"; "renegade supporters of the usurper"
Similar Words: deserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, ratter, poltroon, craven

 

Derivational Morphology: rat, scab, blackleg, apostatize, apostatise, tergiversate, defect, desert, abandon, forsake, desolate

 

Anagrams: entrance, reactant

 

 
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