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deserter

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  1. a person who abandons a cause or organization usually without right we had orders to find and capture the deserters before they could reveal our location Synonyms apostate, defector, renegade, recreantRelated Words betrayer, double-crosser, quisling, traitor, traitress (or traitoress), turnabout, turncoat; abandoner, come-outer, dropout, leaver; defier, insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, mutineer, rebel, red, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionist, revolutionizer; discontent, malcontent; recusant, refusenik (also refusnik), refuserNear Antonyms adherent, disciple, follower, supporter; fanatic, militant, partisan (also partizan), zealotAntonyms loyalist


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