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renegade

ren·e·gade

renegade

 
 
pronunciation:
re n geId
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone who deserts a religion, cause, or group to follow another; traitor.
synonyms:
recreant, traitor, turncoat
definition 2: a member who rejects the common beliefs or attitudes of a group such as a religious sect, political party, or business organization.
He became repulsed by the abuses of the group's leader, and he became a renegade.
synonyms:
dissenter, dissident, heretic, insurgent, rebel
antonyms:
adherent
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: having the characteristics of one who has rejected a particular faith, cause, or group.
a renegade party membera renegade spirit
synonyms:
apostate, dissident, heretical, insurgent, rebel, recreant, traitorous
similar words:
disloyal, rebellious, unfaithful, unorthodox