Definition of Recreants

1. Noun. (plural of recreant) ¹



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Definition of Recreants

1. recreant [n] - See also: recreant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Recreants

recrafts
recrate
recrated
recrates
recrating
recrawl
recrawled
recrawling
recrawls
recrayed
recreance
recreances
recreancies
recreancy
recreant
recreants
recreate
recreated
recreates
recreatest
recreateth
recreating
recreation facility
recreation room
recreational
recreational drug
recreational drugs
recreational facility
recreational mathematics

Literary usage of Recreants

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Some Recollections of Our Antislavery Conflict by Samuel Joseph May (1869)
"And many • enacted by the votes of twenty-seven of the Senators against only twelve; and by one hundred and nine of ; of these recreants to the fundamental ..."

2. Speech of the Hon. Joseph Howe, on Inter-colonial Railroads, and by Joseph Howe (1851)
"Refuse and you are recreants to every principle which lies at the base of your country's prosperity and advancement ? refuse, and the Deity's hand-writing ..."

3. The Passion of Labour by Robert Lynd (1921)
"What recreants we are—flabby recreants ! We are no good at hating. None the less, duty must be done even at the cost of your finer feelings. ..."

4. The Passion of Labour by Robert Lynd (1921)
"What recreants we are—flabby recreants ! We are no good at hating. None the less, duty must be done even at the cost of your finer feelings. ..."

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