Deserter and Quisling


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Deserter noun – A person who abandons a cause or organization usually without right.
Usage example: we had orders to find and capture the deserters before they could reveal our location

Quisling and deserter are semantically related In some cases you can use "Quisling" instead a noun "Deserter".
Nearby Words: desert, deserted, desertion, deserting
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Quisling noun – One who betrays a trust or an allegiance.
Usage example: warned that all quislings would be punished without mercy

Deserter and quisling are semantically related in traitor topic. You can use "Deserter" instead a noun "Quisling".
Synonyms for Quisling

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