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treachery
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
the behavior of someone who pretends to be a friend and then tricks, cheats, or betrays
  • ' "Treachery and violence are a just return for treachery and violence!" cried Hindley.
    Chapter 17 (33% in)
  • ' "I'm weary of enduring now," I replied; "and I'd be glad of a retaliation that wouldn't recoil on myself; but treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies."
    Chapter 17 (33% in)
  • ' "Treachery and violence are a just return for treachery and violence!" cried Hindley.
    Chapter 17 (33% in)
  • I've a very good mind to shake you severely, for your contemptible treachery, and your imbecile conceit.'
    Chapter 27 (62% in)

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