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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An act of deliberate betrayal.

Usage examples (35)
  • Tricks and treachery are merely proofs of lack of skill.
  • Exposing your duplicitiousness and treachery is a full-time job.
  • Melanie Phillips makes much of the word treachery in her blog entry.
  • See also what treachery is to be found even among those in whom trust is reposed. for more
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