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treason
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King Lear
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  • O heavens! that this treason were not—or not I the detector!
  • These late eclipses in the sun and moon portend no good to us: though the wisdom of nature can reason it thus and thus, yet nature finds itself scourged by the sequent effects: love cools, friendship falls off, brothers divide: in cities, mutinies; in countries, discord; in palaces, treason; and the bond cracked ’twixt son and father.
  • Know, my name is lost; By treason’s tooth bare-gnawn and canker-bit.
  • —Edmund, I arrest thee On capital treason; and, in thine arrest, This gilded serpent [pointing to Goneril.

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  • He was executed for treason in a time of war.
  • Her behavior was treasonous.

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