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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Treason, subversion.

Usage examples (5)
  • I allow neither perduellion nor lese-majesty against my sovereign authority. ''
  • I allow neither perduellion nor lese-majesty against my sovereign authority.”
  • Council, that this rising in effeir of war, to take away the life of a reprieved man, will prove little better than perduellion.”
  • Saddletree, somewhat contemptuously; ` ` there's no a callant that e'er carried a pock wi 'a process in't, but will tell you that perduellion is the warst and maist... for more
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