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1. treachery

noun. ['ˈtrɛtʃɝi'] betrayal of a trust.

Synonyms

  • perfidy
  • perfidiousness
  • disloyalty

Antonyms

  • scrupulousness
  • fidelity
  • faithfulness
  • staunchness

Etymology

  • trecherie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tricherie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word treachery


1. Noun, singular or mass
It can also be used to mean treachery, since it is extremely aesthetically pleasing but also poisonous.

Quotes containing the word treachery


1. Treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies.
- Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights

2. treachery

noun. ['ˈtrɛtʃɝi'] an act of deliberate betrayal.

Synonyms

  • sellout
  • knavery
  • dishonesty
  • double-crossing
  • treason
  • double cross
  • betrayal

Antonyms

  • righteousness
  • ingenuousness
  • truthfulness
  • incorruptness

Etymology

  • trecherie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tricherie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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