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perfidy
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The Aeneid
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  • But do not you my last request deny; With yon perfidious man your int’rest try, And bring me news, if I must live or die.
  • "With such deceits he gain’d their easy hearts, Too prone to credit his perfidious arts.
  • At length she finds the dear perfidious man; Prevents his form’d excuse, and thus began: "Base and ungrateful! could you hope to fly, And undiscover’d scape a lover’s eye?
  • When all th’ united states of Greece combin’d, To purge the world of the perfidious kind, Then was your time to fear the Trojan fate: Your quarrels and complaints are now too late."

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  • She is guilty of perfidy if not treason.
  • Her perfidy was inconceivable to her colleagues.

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