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synonyms for recusants

  • protester
  • rebel
  • separatist
  • agitator
  • dissenter
  • heretic
  • misbeliever
  • nonconformist
  • recusant
  • sectary
  • schismatic
  • schismatist
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How to use recusants in a sentence

The local authorities at once took high ground, and put twelve of the recusants into the Ecclesiastical Court.
EAST ANGLIAJ. EWING RITCHIE
As the best means of coercion, it was voted not to purchase anything of the recusants.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
Thenceforward recusants had to choose between loyalty to the queen and loyalty to the pope.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 4VARIOUS
How zealously were they swallowed by the orthodox, to the utter confusion of all fanatical recusants!
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
If a pursuivant bestrode him, he might discover through his means who be recusants a hundred miles around.
CONSTANCE SHERWOODLADY GEORGIANA FULLERTON
If I called the recusants forsworn and perjured, thinkest thou the pure in Heaven charged my soul with a sin?
THE PRINCE OF INDIA, VOLUME ILEW. WALLACE
Obstinate recusants or nonconformists might be excommunicated, and all excommunicated persons were liable to imprisonment.
A HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION (VOL. 2 OF 2)THOMAS M. LINDSAY
But the Liberal party among the Protestants fully sympathised with the anti-tithe recusants.
THE LAND-WAR IN IRELAND (1870)JAMES GODKIN
Fourscore and ten several households where the man or wife or both are recusants, besides children and servants.
THE GUNPOWDER PLOT AND LORD MOUNTEAGLE'S LETTERHENRY HAWKES SPINK JR.
The Bishop and the men of Lynn had failed to daunt the recusants, and now the Legate had met with no better success.
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN CAMBRIDGE AND ELYREV. EDWARD CONYBEARE.
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