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apostate
used in Tom Jones

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Definition
someone who abandoned their religion

or:

someone not faithful to a cause or a friend
  • There may be some hot-headed Papists led by their priests to engage in this desperate cause, and think it a holy war; but that Protestants, that are members of the Church of England, should be such apostates, such felos de se, I cannot believe it; no, no, young man, unacquainted as I am with what has past in the world for these last thirty years, I cannot be so imposed upon as to credit so foolish a tale; but I see you have a mind to sport with my ignorance.
    Book 8 (88% in)

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