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Miscreant vs. Recreant

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Miscreantadjective

Lacking in conscience or moral principles; unscrupulous.

Recreantadjective

Having admitted defeat and surrendered; defeated.

Miscreantadjective

(theology) Holding an incorrect religious belief.

Recreantadjective

Unfaithful to someone, or to one's duties or honour; disloyal, false.

Miscreantnoun

One who has behaved badly, or illegally.

‘The teacher sent the miscreants to see the school principal.’;

Recreantnoun

Somebody who is recreant, who yields in combat; a coward or traitor.

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Miscreantnoun

One not restrained by moral principles; an unscrupulous villain.

Recreantadjective

Crying for mercy, as a combatant in the trial by battle; yielding; cowardly; mean-spirited; craven.

Miscreantnoun

(theology) One who holds a false religious belief; a misbeliever.

Recreantadjective

Apostate; false; unfaithful.

‘Who, for so many benefits received,Turned recreant to God, ingrate and false.’;

Miscreantnoun

One who holds a false religious faith; a misbeliever.

‘Thou oughtest not to be slothful to the destruction of the miscreants, but to constrain them to obey our Lord God.’;

Recreantnoun

One who yields in combat, and begs for mercy; a mean-spirited, cowardly wretch.

‘You are all recreants and dastards!’;

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Miscreantnoun

One not restrained by Christian principles; an unscrupulous villain; a depraved person; a vile wretch.

Recreantnoun

an abject coward

Miscreantadjective

Holding a false religious faith.

Recreantnoun

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

Miscreantadjective

Destitute of conscience; unscrupulous; villainous; base; depraved.

Recreantadjective

having deserted a cause or principle;

‘some provinces had proved recreant’; ‘renegade supporters of the usurper’;

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Miscreantnoun

a person without moral scruples

Recreantadjective

lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful;

‘the craven fellow turned and ran’; ‘a craven proposal to raise the white flag’; ‘this recreant knight’;

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