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Word: recreant

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


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::: interregnum - period between two successive reigns or governments
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::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
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