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Word: recreant

Definition: disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person


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::: draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
::: impoverish - make poor; deprive of natural strength or something important; Ex. impoverished soil
::: mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
::: epitaph - inscription in memory of a dead person (as on a tombstone)
::: monochromatic - having only one color
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
::: outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
::: stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
::: roseate - rosy; optimistic; Ex. roseate views