Betrayer and Defector


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Betrayer noun – One who betrays a trust or an allegiance.
Usage example: the betrayer of Anne Frank's family in Amsterdam has never been identified for certain

Defector is a synonym for betrayer in traitor topic. In some cases you can use "Defector" instead a noun "Betrayer", when it comes to topics like renegade, turncoat. popular alternative
Nearby Words: betray, betrayal, betrayed, betraying
Synonyms for Betrayer


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Defector noun – A person who abandons a cause or organization usually without right.
Usage example: the defector demanded political asylum in exchange for information about his nation's spying operations

Betrayer is a synonym for defector in traitor topic. You can use "Betrayer" instead a noun "Defector", if it concerns topics such as renegade. popular alternative
Nearby Words: defect, defective, defection, defecting, defected
Synonyms for Defector

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