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Origin of recreant
SYNONYMS FOR recreant
OTHER WORDS FROM recreantrec·re·ance, rec·re·an·cy, nounrec·re·ant·ly, adverbun·rec·re·ant, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for recreant
Though I admit so much, I am not a recreant from the doctrine I then preached.An Autobiography|Anthony Trollope
She looked directly at her recreant lover, and he never saw her.Was It Right to Forgive?|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
I assumed she had come to give me wholly undeserved thanks for revenging her upon her recreant husband.
Second, the law of the land, or statute law, and Tanner is recreant to both.Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2 (of 2)|William H. Herndon
It seemed to him that every one would see in his face that he was a recreant priest, perjured and forsworn.The Golden House|Charles Dudley Warner