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apostate

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1 a person who abandons a cause or organization usually without right
  • an apostate from communism, he later became one of its harshest critics

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apostate

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The first known use of apostate was in the 14th century

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“Apostate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/apostate. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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