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synonyms for recreants

  • bum
  • liar
  • scoundrel
  • swindler
  • wretch
  • beggar
  • blackguard
  • bully
  • cad
  • cardsharp
  • charlatan
  • cheat
  • delinquent
  • devil
  • disgrace
  • felon
  • fraud
  • good-for-nothing
  • hooligan
  • hypocrite
  • idler
  • imp
  • loafer
  • mischief-maker
  • miscreant
  • opportunist
  • pretender
  • prodigal
  • profligate
  • recreant
  • reprobate
  • robber
  • rowdy
  • ruffian
  • scamp
  • sinner
  • skunk
  • sneak
  • tough
  • tramp
  • trickster
  • varmint
  • villain
  • wastrel
  • black sheep
  • grafter
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antonyms for recreants

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  • hard worker
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How to use recreants in a sentence

Montrose let the recreants go without a word, and turned to the Highlanders.
MONTROSEMOWBRAY MORRIS
The ladies rallied the recreants, but their playful sarcasms failed of their wonted effect.
THE VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN POPANILLABENJAMIN DISRAELI
But as he gazed, a black jaguar sprang from the cliff above, and fastened on the fair form of the bride of one of the recreants.
AMONG FAMOUS BOOKSJOHN KELMAN
The priest found it easy to locate the recreants among the other rivermen; they shifted their eyes under his rebuking gaze.
JOAN OF ARC OF THE NORTH WOODSHOLMAN DAY
The better their weapons, the greater the cowardice and ignominy of the recreants.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE PSALMS, VOL. 2ALEXANDER MACLAREN
Let these faithless recreants cease to preach their pernicious doctrine.
CURRENT HISTORY: A MONTHLY MAGAZINE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES, MAY 1918VARIOUS
Recreants and slaves, before whom you, spy as you are—stand a queen!
CLARENCEBRET HARTE
He laughed with audacious mockery as he surveyed the recreants.
WHAT WILL HE DO WITH IT, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
The government had nothing to fear from such recreants; but Coke was suspended from his office, and not long afterwards dismissed.
CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, VOL 1 OF 3HENRY HALLAM
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