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treacherousness

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Treacherous \Treach"er*ous\, adjective [See {Treacher}.] Like a traitor; involving treachery; violating allegiance or faith pledged; traitorous to the state or sovereign; perfidious in private life; betraying a trust; faithless.

Loyal father of a treacherous son. --Shak.

The treacherous smile, a mask for secret hate. --Cowper.

Syn: Faithless; perfidious; traitorous; false; insidious; plotting. -- {Treach"er*ous*ly}, adverb -- {Treach"er*ous*ness}, noun


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