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traitor

  

      n   a person who is guilty of treason or treachery, in betraying friends, country, a cause or trust, etc.  
     (C13: from Old French traitour, from Latin traditor traditor)  
  traitorous      adj  
  traitorously      adv  
  traitorship      n  
  traitress      fem n  
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traitor

  
  
apostate, back-stabber, betrayer, deceiver, defector, deserter, double-crosser     (informal)   fifth columnist, informer, Judas, miscreant, quisling, rebel, renegade, snake in the grass     (informal)   turncoat  
  
Antonyms     
   defender, loyalist, patriot, supporter  

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