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perfidy
used in David Copperfield

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Definition an act of deliberate betrayal; or such behavior
  • I stood amazed at the revelation of all this perfidy, looking at Miss Mowcher as she walked up and down the kitchen until she was out of breath:
    Chapters 31-33 (41% in)
perfidy = deliberate betrayal
  • In my love-lorn condition, my appetite languished; and I was glad of it, for I felt as though it would have been an act of perfidy towards Dora to have a natural relish for my dinner.
    Chapters 28-30 (0% in)

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