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  1. turncoatnoun

    A traitor; one who turns against a previous affiliation or allegiance.

    traitor, defector, renegade, apostate

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  1. turncoat

    trimmer, deserter, renegade

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  1. deserter, apostate, renegade, turncoat, recreant, ratternoun

    a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.

    ratter, deserter, apostate, recreant, renegade, craven, defector, rat terrier, poltroon

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  1. turncoatnoun

    apostate, renegade, backslider, deserter

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