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Recreant

Rec´re`ant   Pronunciation: ~ant
a.1.Crying for mercy, as a combatant in the trial by battle; yielding; cowardly; mean-spirited; craven.
2.Apostate; false; unfaithful.
n.1.One who yields in combat, and begs for mercy; a mean-spirited, cowardly wretch.
Noun1.recreant - an abject coward
Synonyms: craven, poltroon
2.recreant - a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
Adj.1.recreant - having deserted a cause or principle; "some provinces had proved recreant"; "renegade supporters of the usurper"
Synonyms: renegade
2.recreant - 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
Synonyms: craven

RECREANT. A Coward; a poltroon. 3 Bl. Com. 340.

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