Thesaurus / defection

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On the 8th, there was a defection of a different kind, but yet sensible.

A Footnote to HistoryRobert Louis Stevenson

Yet it may well be that in his defection we have to see a stage in the transition from Welf to Guelf.

After Uchida's defection old Kano remained constantly at home.

The Dragon PainterMary McNeil Fenollosa

Plunkett, having heard of this, promptly took measures to avert the defection of his good friends on the Run.

The GraysonsEdward Eggleston

She thought her Italian possessions secure, even in case of the defection of the Sardinian king.

But if he is grieved at this defection, he is equally perplexed.

But the main causes for defection were not in adherence to one chief or to another.

Harold, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

The venerable scribe, Ezra, seemed broken-hearted over the defection of his favorite pupil.

A King of TyreJames M. Ludlow

A new enemy has appeared in Turkey, but her defection has its consolations.

In case of defection of this kind, our laws adjudge to the delinquent the hard sentence of walking three days.

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