Renegade and Turncoat


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Renegade noun – A person who abandons a cause or organization usually without right.
Usage example: a band of renegades who had deserted their infantry units and were making their way to Mexico

Turncoat is a synonym for renegade in traitor topic. In some cases you can use "Turncoat" instead a noun "Renegade", when it comes to topics like approach, deserter, person who is rebellious. popular alternative
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Turncoat noun – One who betrays a trust or an allegiance.
Usage example: the plot of the story revolved around the gangster's relentless determination to learn the identity of the turncoat

Renegade is a synonym for turncoat in traitor topic. You can use "Renegade" instead a noun "Turncoat", if it concerns topics such as approach. popular alternative
Synonyms for Turncoat

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dangerous dangerous renegade dangerous turncoat
captured captured renegade captured turncoat
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