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deserter


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deserter  \De*sert"er\  (?),  n. 
  One  who  forsakes  a  duty,  a  cause  or  a  party,  a  friend,  or  any 
  one  to  whom  he  owes  service;  especially,  a  soldier  or  a 
  seaman  who  abandons  the  service  without  leave  one  guilty  of 
  desertion. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deserter 
  n  1:  a  disloyal  person  who  forsakes  his  cause  or  religion  or 
  political  party  or  friend  etc  [syn:  {apostate},  {renegade}, 
  {recreant}] 
  2:  a  person  who  abandons  their  duty  (as  on  a  military  post) 
  [syn:  {defector}] 




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