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Word: recreant

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


More Vocab Words

::: forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
::: suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
::: modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
::: opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
::: inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
::: chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach