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perfidy
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition an act of deliberate betrayal; or such behavior
  • "Provided I understand your perfidy, sir, and succeed in making you understand that I will be revenged, I shall be reasonable enough," said Albert furiously.
    Chapters 87-88 (74% in)
perfidy = act of deliberate betrayal
  • "You are completely mistaken, sir," said Monte Cristo coldly, who felt the perfidious manoeuvre of the young man, and understood the bearing of his words; "you only acquired my protection after the influence and fortune of your father had been ascertained; for, after all, who procured for me, who had never seen either you or your illustrious father, the pleasure of your acquaintance?
    Chapters 95-96 (58% in)

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