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apostate (not comparable)
- Guilty of apostasy.
- We must punish this apostate priest.
- So spake the apostate angel.
- A wretched and apostate state.
apostate (plural apostates)
- A person who has renounced a religion or faith.
- (Roman Catholicism) One who, after having received sacred orders, renounces his clerical profession.
person who renounces a faith
- Plural form of apostata