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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.
  • The world is a treacherous place when you can’t see.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • Still elves are light-footed, and though they were not in these days much used to the marches and the treacherous lands between the Forest and the Lake, their going was swift.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit

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  • Walking over the frosty rocks along the streambed became too treacherous.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • Gandalf the Grey caught like a fly in a spider’s treacherous web!
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Cyclopes are the most deceitful, treacherous-
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • The drivers carried the freight themselves over such treacherous footing, and then reloaded the camels.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • The Labyrinth is treacherous.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • At first I proceeded with extreme caution, for the floor, although seemingly of solid material, was treacherous with slime.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Pit and the Pendulum

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  • Oh, the dirty, vile, treacherous sod.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • "The treacherous are ever distrustful," answered Gandalf wearily.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Two Towers
  • entrap thee by some treacherous device
    William Shakespeare  --  As You Like It
  • Dirty, filthy, treacherous little brutes.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Last Battle
  • Eustace didn’t want to accept, but Lucy said, "I’m sure they’re not treacherous."
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Voyage of the Dawn Trader
  • its site was chosen wisely because the river, its access, is treacherous and easily defended.
    Margaret Craven  --  I Heard the Owl Call My Name
  • He was busy all the time they were passing through his mind, he made a new foundation for a fire, this time in the open; where no treacherous tree could blot it out.
    Jack London  --  To Build a Fire
  • I didn’t like to mention it before (he being your brother and all) but the moment I set eyes on that brother of yours I said to myself ’Treacherous’.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • And speaking of treacherousness, things were not, in any way, progressing as Flora had planned.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • Flora didn’t bother pointing out to him that the world was a treacherous place when you could see.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • But the crisp beauty conceals fallen trees and washed-out trails, hillsides treacherous with mud and debris.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • In further disturbing news, we have heard reports that Miss Singer attempted to release Miss Tames during her caning, which in this reporter’s eyes makes her an accessory to the treacherous activities in which Miss Tames was partaking by being unfaithful to our prince.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • He had subsumed himself in Sebastian, had given over his will entirely, and it had been pleasurable and easy, and down in the darkest depths of his treacherous heart, Jace knew that part of him wanted it again.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • The task ahead of them was treacherous and scary.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • He tried desperately not to think about the treacherous consonants lying ahead of him, just waiting to trip him up and stick in his throat, but when he spoke, the words came out fluently like beautiful butterflies taking flight.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Charged down the mountain as fast as we could, given the limits of the treacherous path and Bronwyn’s volatile cargo.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • We raced out of town in the spitting dark, vague blue outlines of cottages giving way to sloping fields, then charged up the ridge, sheets of water streaming over our feet, making the path treacherous.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Instead what I felt was the treacherous anger that takes over when you don’t have one bit of control over your life.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • I kept to the tar and tin, knowing that red tiles or grey slate made for treacherous footing.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • Roads are absolutely treacherous.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Near the harbor’s southern slope, however, lay a channel of treacherous shoals, studded here and there with great boulders that still bore the scars of ancient shipwrecks, and as a consequence this southern part of the harbor was always quite still.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • You can stand right on the edge of the gorges and see down, down into the most treacherous ravines, lined with sharp, rough outcroppings.
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons
  • We should ’ave pass dem til’ dat mos’ treacherous torpedo split d’veree hull.
    Theodore Taylor  --  The Cay
  • There was moonlight, and there were streetlights, but the fog stifled everything, muted light and muffled sound and made the night shadowy and treacherous.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • They blew it out of the mountain and then hauled it away over treacherous roads.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • The walls were black and the passageway was treacherously narrow.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • They are very treacherous.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • That’s the most treacherous problem for Nathan now.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The lake is huge and cold and blue and treacherous.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Then we will be no worse off than we were under the treacherous gods!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Thomas Hickey, you have been court-martialed and found guilty of the capital crimes of mutiny and sedition, of holding a treacherous correspondence with, and receiving pay from, the enemy for the most horrid and detestable purposes, and you have been sentenced to hang from the neck until dead.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • And now, one had turned up right there in the shack, dangerous, treacherous, and snoring.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • An inch more would bring the flapping gill-covers right over the treacherous beckoning fingers.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Water sang in the pipes, and the breeze clicked treacherously in the blinds.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • For Enrique, a Central American without papers, it is treacherous ground.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Our English summers are so treacherous.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • Parwana’s birth was prolonged, agonizing for the mother, treacherous for the baby.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • But the hill was treacherously steep; he was impeded by the snow and his own lack of strength.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • How dare you abandon me like this, you treacherous little harami?
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Gone were the treacherous, dusty backstreets of Baghdad, where even children of three and four were taught to hate us.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
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