recreant


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Synonyms for recreant

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an abject coward

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a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc

having deserted a cause or principle

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lacking even the rudiments of courage

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Unambiguously, this terrorist attack strengthened the entire nation's resolve to stand united and undeterred against such recreant brutality.
Mischievously, the new Indian conceived design is based on a recreant pretext: since water from the Indus Basin flows downstream from India to Pakistan, revoking the IWT would technically permit India to take control of and if it created enough storage space through the construction of large dams halt the western waters' flow into Pakistan.
These officers must be so totally devoid of conscience and recreant to official duty as to confabulate together in pinning a capital offense on an innocent man without any reason.
otherwise would be recreant to the welfare of the patient.
Guevarra launch a full investigation as to why his prosecutors were recreant in their duties, and for him to order the immediate filing of a motion for reconsideration,' he said.
For if they refrain from helping any effort to restore the glory of Queen Sabbath, if they lose heart and hold back, saying it is a hopeless task, they are recreant to the holy trust confided in them--the Conservation of our Religion." (36) At the same time the new organization distinguished itself from the earlier Sabbath Association by undertaking a wide range of activities, reaching out to many groups in numerous ways: an employment agency, mass propaganda, political action, and efforts to reach out to new constituencies of women and youth.
God bless the mitred pilgrim band, whose wisdom, worth and lore Shed lustre on our native land as in the days of yore; Whose tongues of fire at Leo's court denounce the recreant knave Who dares defame each honoured name, our patriots true and brave.
En ce qui concerne les fonds deja catalogues a l'unite, il a ete decide de proceder dans BAM a une << reconstitution >>, en y recreant l'arborescence du fonds et en se liant aux notices presentes dans le catalogue general.
public lands, the Court observed that Congress "would be recreant
Listening to songs such as "Playing With Fire,'' "Don't Ask, Don't Tell,'' "Recreant'' and "Crewcabanger'' reveals a nearly unrelenting torrent of aggression.
majority: "[A] recreant intelligence department employee who had
De cette facon on pourrait dire que les spectateurs-consommateurs/producteurs de l'image kahloienne, que ce soit celle de Frida ou bien celle refaite par Morimura, sont invites et a consommer violemment l'image qu'ils voient et a donner une nouvelle version d'elle en la recreant eux-memes, et ce, selon les postulats de notre societe.