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Defector vs. Traitor

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Defectornoun

One who defects.

Traitornoun

Someone who violates an allegiance and betrays their country; someone guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers their country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place entrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished

Defectornoun

a person who abandons their duty (as on a military post)

Traitornoun

Someone who takes arms and levies war against their country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country.

Traitornoun

Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust.

Traitorverb

To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive.

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Traitoradjective

traitorous

Traitornoun

One who violates his allegiance and betrays his country; one guilty of treason; one who, in breach of trust, delivers his country to an enemy, or yields up any fort or place intrusted to his defense, or surrenders an army or body of troops to the enemy, unless when vanquished; also, one who takes arms and levies war against his country; or one who aids an enemy in conquering his country. See Treason.

‘O passing traitor, perjured and unjust!’;

Traitornoun

Hence, one who betrays any confidence or trust; a betrayer.

Traitoradjective

Traitorous.

Traitorverb

To act the traitor toward; to betray; to deceive.

Traitornoun

someone who betrays his country by committing treason

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Traitornoun

a person who says one thing and does another

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