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synonyms for recreancy

  • alienation
  • apostasy
  • backsliding
  • deficiency
  • dereliction
  • desertion
  • disaffection
  • disloyalty
  • disownment
  • divorce
  • estrangement
  • failing
  • failure
  • faithlessness
  • forsaking
  • lack
  • parting
  • rebellion
  • recreance
  • rejection
  • repudiation
  • retreat
  • revolt
  • separation
  • severance
  • tergiversation
  • withdrawal
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How to use recreancy in a sentence

She was devoted to her son, and not at all disposed to take the General's views about his recreancy in politics.
MARY GRAYKATHARINE TYNAN
Amidst the poignancy of her regrets, her shame for her recreancy was sharper still.
ANNIE KILBURNWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
It would be sad recreancy to my most sacred duty were I, falling in love with a dream, to forsake a great reality.'
ZENOBIAWILLIAM WARE
To hint to them that Davis would succeed was not only recreancy to freedom, but blasphemy against God.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 93, JULY, 1865VARIOUS
Jeanne had a girl's pride in wanting this woman to understand that she was in no wise hurt by Marsac's recreancy.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD DETROITAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
If I am stopped at my first recreancy and turned directly the contrary way, I think I have courage.'
DIANA OF THE CROSSWAYS, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
His opposition, and their own recreancy of principle, tended rapidly to their overthrow.
THE FELON'S TRACKMICHAEL DOHENY
Not to cherish these feelings would be recreancy to principle.
NO COMPROMISE WITH SLAVERYWILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON
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WORDS RELATED TO RECREANCY

  • alienation
  • apostasy
  • backsliding
  • deficiency
  • dereliction
  • desertion
  • disaffection
  • disloyalty
  • disownment
  • divorce
  • estrangement
  • failing
  • failure
  • faithlessness
  • forsaking
  • lack
  • parting
  • rebellion
  • recreancy
  • rejection
  • repudiation
  • retreat
  • revolt
  • separation
  • severance
  • tergiversation
  • withdrawal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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