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Definitionthe behavior of someone who pretends to be a friend and then tricks, cheats, or betrays
- Other people might call his utterances treachery but, to Scarlett, they always rang with common sense and truth.2.13 (28% in)
- And Carreen was too stunned by grief and her hurt at Ashley's treachery to interfere.4.40 (38% in)
- He laughed, too, throwing back his head as though he enjoyed laughter, thinking her mirth came from the friendly treachery of the men who had given Melly's secret away.5.53 (29% in)
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