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defection

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Synonyms for defection

noun abandonment
  • desertion
  • divorce
  • failure
  • rejection
  • revolt
  • withdrawal
  • alienation
  • apostasy
  • backsliding
  • deficiency
  • dereliction
  • disaffection
  • disloyalty
  • disownment
  • estrangement
  • failing
  • faithlessness
  • forsaking
  • lack
  • parting
  • rebellion
  • repudiation
  • retreat
  • separation
  • severance
  • tergiversation
  • recreancy
  • sundering

Antonyms for defection

  • enough
  • faithfulness
  • harmony
  • loyalty
  • plenty
  • joining
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

change of heart

noun. altered attitude
  • 180
  • about-face
  • apostasy
  • backpedaling
  • change of mind
  • defection
  • flip-flop
  • reversal
  • second thoughts
  • turnaround
  • volte-face
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