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treacherous
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Babbitt
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  • His feet were loud on the steps as he clumped upstairs at the end of this great and treacherous day of veiled rebellions.
  • But they came out into a treacherous summer night, the air lazy and a little moon above transfigured maples.
  • He was permitted to kiss his wife; he saw a thin dark nurse fit the cone over her mouth and nose; he stiffened at a sweet and treacherous odor; then he was driven out, and on a high stool in a laboratory he sat dazed, longing to see her once again, to insist that he had always loved her, had never for a second loved anybody else or looked at anybody else.
  • You’ve done enough fooling!" he reproved the treacherous soap, and defied the scratchy nail-brush with "Oh, you would, would you!"

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  • The road through Afghanistan’s Kabul gorge is even more treacherous than the Road of Death in Bolivia.
  • It’s a gorgeous beach, but the waves are treacherous in the water.

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