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  • It's a gorgeous beach, but the waves make swimming treacherous.
  • Walking over the frosty rocks along the streambed became too treacherous.   (source)
  • But the hill was treacherously steep; he was impeded by the snow and his own lack of strength.   (source)
    treacherously = dangerously
  • 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.   (source)
    treacherous = dangerous
  • Given the treacherous nature of the local topography ... and Ruess's penchant for dangerous climbing, this is a credible scenario.   (source)
  • Between me and Lewiston was the treacherous road with its hairpin turns that twisted back and forth down the mountain.   (source)
  • The damp wood of the porch steps was treacherous.   (source)
  • The trees were slick with green moss and the ground slippery, and made all the more treacherous by the storm gusts that had begun lashing the underbrush.   (source)
  • The drivers carried the freight themselves over such treacherous footing, and then reloaded the camels.   (source)
  • And everywhere, except in the dormitories, the floors and stairs were of smooth, slick marble, more treacherous even than the icy walks.   (source)
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  • The world is a treacherous place when you can't see.   (source)
  • Gandalf the Grey caught like a fly in a spider's treacherous web!   (source)
  • its site was chosen wisely because the river, its access, is treacherous and easily defended.   (source)
  • As the summer wore on, and the windmill neared completion, the rumors of an impending treacherous attack grew stronger and stronger.   (source)
  • Remorseless, treacherous, lecherous, kindless villain.   (source)
  • At first I proceeded with extreme caution, for the floor, although seemingly of solid material, was treacherous with slime.   (source)
  • Flora didn't bother pointing out to him that the world was a treacherous place when you could see.   (source)
  • Lost in the woods, and no white stones to mark the way, and treacherous ground to cover.   (source)
  • Treacherous for people in stockinged feet and unnerving to the four-legged.   (source)
    treacherous = dangerous (due to being slippery)
  • And speaking of treacherousness, things were not, in any way, progressing as Flora had planned.   (source)
    treacherousness = being dangerous
  • When he had surrendered I bent cheerfully over to help him up, seizing his wrist to stop the final treacherous snowball he had ready, and he remarked, "Well I guess that takes care of the Hitler Youth outing for one day."   (source)
    treacherous = dangerous
  • Setting out in small, open boats called curraghs, built from cowhide stretched over light wicker frames, they crossed one of the most treacherous stretches of ocean in the world without knowing what, if anything, they'd find on the other side.   (source)
  • You can stand right on the edge of the gorges and see down, down into the most treacherous ravines, lined with sharp, rough outcroppings.   (source)
  • Grit blows through the air, crumpled paper along the ground; the sidewalks are treacherous with ice, from packed snow nobody's shovelled.   (source)
  • "I told Brinker this morning," I began in a voice treacherously shaking, "that I thought this was the worst—"   (source)
    treacherously = dangerously
  • Places in this house that I could once negotiate with ease have become treacherous: the sash windows are poised like traps, ready to fall on my hands, the stepstool threatens to collapse, the top shelves of the cupboards are booby-trapped with precarious glassware.   (source)
    treacherous = dangerous
  • He removed his rubber boots carefully and left them on the back porch — Myra has him well trained, he's not allowed to track what she calls his dirt onto what she calls her carpets — then tiptoed in his mammoth socks across my kitchen floor; which, thanks to the energetic scourings and polishings of Myra's woman, is now as slick and treacherous as a glacier.   (source)
  • Remorseless, treacherous, lecherous … Like drums, like the men singing for the corn, like magic, the words repeated and repeated themselves in his head.   (source)
  • The Labyrinth is treacherous.   (source)
  • 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.   (source)
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  • It was a treacherous act.
  • Cyclopes are the most deceitful, treacherous-   (source)
    treacherous = likely to betray
  • "The treacherous are ever distrustful," answered Gandalf wearily.   (source)
    treacherous = those likely to betray
  • Immediately I felt treacherous.   (source)
    treacherous = guilty of betrayal
  • Is treacherous and cunning, is ruthless, is cruel.   (source)
    treacherous = untrustworthy
  • Chapter 44:  Her Treacherous Heart   (source)
    treacherous = guilty of betrayal or deception
  • Dirty, filthy, treacherous little brutes.   (source)
    treacherous = untrustworthy
  • At the same time he warned them that after this treacherous deed the worst was to be expected.   (source)
    treacherous = betraying
  • Our English summers are so treacherous.   (source)
    treacherous = untrustworthy
  • Oh, the dirty, vile, treacherous sod.   (source)
    treacherous = guilty of betrayal
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  • Felix soon learned that the treacherous Turk, for whom he and his family endured such unheard-of oppression, on discovering that his deliverer was thus reduced to poverty and ruin, became a traitor to good feeling and honour and had quitted Italy with his daughter, insultingly sending Felix a pittance of money to aid him, as he said, in some plan of future maintenance.   (source)
  • She called him a lying, treacherous slave-trader, and a degenerate Mammon-worshipping monster.   (source)
    treacherous = untrustworthy
  • But her heart, her treacherous heart, rose up joyfully inside of her at the sight of him.   (source)
    treacherous = guilty of betrayal or deception
  • Eustace didn't want to accept, but Lucy said, "I'm sure they're not treacherous."   (source)
    treacherous = untrustworthy
  •   Or my true heart with treacherous revolt
      Turn to another,   (source)
    treacherous = betraying
  • 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'.   (source)
    treacherous = likely to betray
  • entrap thee by some treacherous device   (source)
    treacherous = tricky (betraying trust)
  • 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.   (source)
    treacherous = falsely appearing harmless
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  • I could hear Telegonus behind me, pointing out the treacherous places, the slippery roots and rocks.†   (source)
  • It is a clever, treacherous adversary, how well I know.†   (source)
  • Those treacherous cowards who wouldn't even brave Azkaban for him.†   (source)
  • Then he walked through the rain back down the treacherous ivy-covered path.†   (source)
  • The ground is treacherous.†   (source)
  • Roads are absolutely treacherous.†   (source)
  • Dark shadows from the trees fell across his path and made the going treacherous.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Strike a blow against the treacherous gods!†   (source)
  • It was beautiful, but it made walking treacherous.†   (source)
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  • I feel like there's treacherous undercurrents all the time.†   (source)
  • The bottom was slippery, made doubly treacherous by a stratum of coins thrown for good luck.†   (source)
  • Her dead uncle, her father's dear brother, the wasteful war, the treacherous crossing of the river, the preciousness beyond money, the heroism and goodness, all the years backed up behind the history of the vase reaching back to the genius of Horoldt, and beyond him to the mastery of the arcanists who had reinvented porcelain.†   (source)
  • Treacherous ground, my own territory.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • What a treacherous thing it is to believe that a person is more than a person.†   (source)
  • The second part of the ascent seemed more treacherous to Catelyn.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Water sang in the pipes, and the breeze clicked treacherously in the blinds.†   (source)
  • And now, one had turned up right there in the shack, dangerous, treacherous, and snoring.†   (source)
  • From 22,000 feet to 25,000 feet the standard route ascends a sheer, treacherous ice slope known as the Lhotse Face.†   (source)
  • A bit treacherous!†   (source)
  • For Enrique, a Central American without papers, it is treacherous ground.†   (source)
  • Jack crawled after the Triscuits and began to eat them again, sitting by the door she had so treacherously bolted.†   (source)
  • The cafeteria line was treacherous, but I survived with my tray of food intact.†   (source)
  • Together they treacherously lured and killed an elder.†   (source)
  • Their outpost was a few hundred treacherous yards away.†   (source)
  • Even before I began the treacherous descent I knew it was too late to help.†   (source)
  • Five miles of treacherous roots and loose stones, trying to twist my ankles or otherwise incapacitate me.†   (source)
  • Gone were the treacherous, dusty backstreets of Baghdad, where even children of three and four were taught to hate us.†   (source)
  • Beloved wore the pair; Denver wore one, step-gliding over the treacherous ice.†   (source)
  • We rolled with ease down Little Daytona and through Caretta, past the minehead there, and then up on War Mountain, where again Jack ordered us off the bus to walk around a particularly treacherous curve.†   (source)
  • The low-grade waste heat of their thermodynamically intense lifestyle will turn the crystalline icescape pliable and treacherous.†   (source)
  • Treacherous talk.†   (source)
  • At home, I grab Mom's car to negotiate the icy streets across the South Hill to Sacred Heart, thinkingof those days long ago when I held onto Sarah Byrnes like the only life raft in truly tempestuous, treacherous seas.†   (source)
  • Well, no one will miss the treacherous little fire-eater — almost all of you knew him — and fortunately Silvertongue has left us his daughter, who has inherited his gifts.†   (source)
  • A verdant, treacherous lawn, in which mosquitoes bred and fish were fat but inaccessible.†   (source)
  • She couldn't see him but followed the darting witchlight he carried, like a traveler being led through a swamp by a treacherous will-o'-the-wisp.†   (source)
  • The fact is, the world of today is a very complicated and treacherous place.†   (source)
  • The trail was treacherous, the rocks icy and slippery.†   (source)
  • I feel treacherous.†   (source)
  • I kept to the tar and tin, knowing that red tiles or grey slate made for treacherous footing.†   (source)
  • Is it defeatist or treacherous for a doctor to diagnose a disease correctly?†   (source)
  • Did betrayal get any more treacherous than this?†   (source)
  • "We're sly and treacherous," Kabuo said.†   (source)
  • The earliest Greek philosophers criticized Homer's mythology because the gods resembled mortals too much and were just as egoistic and treacherous.†   (source)
  • Slowly, we are working our way towards that treacherous past, the horrible crime, the waste of young lives, the throbbing heart of the wound.†   (source)
  • That treacherous word that yawned up at you like a volcano.†   (source)
  • The gravel road outside the church was slushy and treacherous.†   (source)
  • But I knew that lurking in the tide pools were the treacherous sea urchins.†   (source)
  • The down slopes however, were treacherous.†   (source)
  • They felt it was a taboo to think of those who had abandoned them, but now the treacherous thoughts invaded their minds.†   (source)
  • How can I explain purposely setting foot on a path so blatantly' treacherous?†   (source)
  • Doubt and fear are treacherous emotions before a fight.†   (source)
  • Walking through the complexes around town could be treacherous, since you never knew when you might be treading on someone else's turf.†   (source)
  • But Gray Stoddard—ah, there her treacherous heart gave way, and trembled in terror.†   (source)
  • And when she told him that it was sad not to trust anyone in the world, she felt cheap and soiled and treacherous, knowing she was using the words to awaken him to her, using them the way she imagined a prostitute used her body to arouse a man.†   (source)
  • Instead what I felt was the treacherous anger that takes over when you don't have one bit of control over your life.†   (source)
  • In 1968, he returned to Vietnam, and this time he was the commander of Mike Company (Third Battalion, Seventh Marines, First Marine Division) in the rice-paddy-and-hill country of South Vietnam between two treacherous regions the marines called Dodge City and the Arizona Territory.†   (source)
  • The sea floor at this point was a treacherous slope of alluvial silt dotted with boulders.†   (source)
  • The task ahead of them was treacherous and scary.†   (source)
  • The going was treacherous and frightening.†   (source)
  • They blew it out of the mountain and then hauled it away over treacherous roads.†   (source)
  • Displaying impressive courage and skill, he fought through five hours of treacherous river currents and vertical ascents.†   (source)
  • The walls were black and the passageway was treacherously narrow.†   (source)
  • All the terrifying practice that Doc Bradley had put in scrambling down those treacherous net ladders in Hawaii had gone for naught.†   (source)
  • "Deep, calming breaths," Marx said, shooting me worried looks whenever he could take his eyes from the treacherous road.†   (source)
  • It may slip off treacherously, but its keeper never abandons it.†   (source)
  • "The seas will be treacherous," said Bert.†   (source)
  • All her life, it seemed to me, Aunt Emily toiled to tell of the lives of the Nisei in Canada in her effort to make familiar, to make knowable, the treacherous yellow peril that lived in the minds of the racially prejudiced.†   (source)
  • The enlisted men were always treacherous, he decided.†   (source)
  • The weather is just treacherous out there tonight.†   (source)
  • Barbara, concerned about both the risks Cedric faced in their treacherous neighborhood and the effects of his father's beating, mustered a furious run at a better life for them both.†   (source)
  • I went to the window and watched my father work his way up the treacherous ladder.†   (source)
  • I knew better than most children how little separated the world of health from that of disease, living flesh from the icy touch of the dead, the solid ground from treacherous bog.†   (source)
  • "And treacherous Dwarfs, enemies, as likely as not," muttered Tirian.†   (source)
  • Then I was up in the dark and blundering around, feeling rough walls and the coal giving way beneath each step like treacherous sand.†   (source)
  • She listened to his smooth and treacherously friendly voice.†   (source)
  • Although the steering wheel was hard under his hands and slick with his cold sweat, although the sound of the engine was familiar, although the freeway was solid under the spinning tires, Joe felt as if he had crossed into another dimension as treacherously amorphous and inimical to reason as the surreal landscapes in Salvador Dalí's paintings.†   (source)
  • Even with his stocky waterman's body to break the wind, our journey back up the path was a treacherous one.†   (source)
  • At times I would try to befriend the exile, at other times I would try to ignore him, but they were treacherous.†   (source)
  • Rowan's shores had become treacherous to visitors.†   (source)
  • The people climbing them learned that they were treacherous, jagged things-hot to the touch, often unstable eager, should certain important rocks be disturbed, to tumble some more, to form lower, more solid curves.†   (source)
  • An errant jump carried them toward a house and onto its treacherously sloped roof.†   (source)
  • They were the enemy, and it wasn't their rotting flesh that Thomas hated as much as their treacherous, deceitful hearts.†   (source)
  • Beautiful cities have a treacherous nature, and they dispense inferiority to the suburbs that grow up around them with the self-congratulatory piety of a queen distributing mint among lepers.†   (source)
  • It was steep and treacherous.†   (source)
  • Fairy tales are rather treacherous.†   (source)
  • You must sail an expectedly treacherous course.†   (source)
  • Alessandro felt a cold and treacherous pain echoing through him.†   (source)
  • You are a treacherous creature, Loki.†   (source)
  • A cold mist hovers on the surface of the wide and treacherous Potomac.†   (source)
  • "And so you have banished me, treacherous drow!" it spat.†   (source)
  • She'd been in a dangerous mood all evening, and it was only more treacherous after the bout.†   (source)
  • He is a sworn companion of the treacherous winds and they would take him to our enemies, the tormentors of Mother China!†   (source)
  • The earth was sodden and treacherous with the holes of burrowing animals.†   (source)
  • Now it was treacherous with tree roots.†   (source)
  • It'll be treacherous," he said.†   (source)
  • And I'm coming to get you treacherous scum.†   (source)
  • MRS. BRADY I know it's warm, Matt; but these night breezes can be treacherous.†   (source)
  • "Possibly not," she finally said, "but I know you're a gambler, and I know you're treacherous.†   (source)
  • It was my first taste of the suffering a man invites by loving a treacherous woman.†   (source)
  • Nine inches of treacherous tin!†   (source)
  • Mundt took to his treacherous work with the systematic efficiency for which he is renowned.†   (source)
  • At the top he filled his pipe and watched while the mule and wagon descended, the mule held at the head, his hocks sprung uneasily, hoofs prodding and finding base in the treacherous clay, rump bunched high, the wagon tilting, the block-brakes screeching on the broad iron rim.†   (source)
  • "Not for myself," he was muttering, trying to control his treacherous voice, "for another.†   (source)
  • He wanted to be with these boys in the street, heedless and thoughtless, wearing out his treacherous and bewildering body.†   (source)
  • And to James Russell Lowell he was "the most meanly and foolishly treacherous man I ever heard of."†   (source)
  • Of course she rocks, there's a far, wide sea, very deep and treacherous, and very historic.†   (source)
  • Then she composed herself and went back into the room to join her treacherous friends, who greeted her as cordially as if they had not just that moment driven knives into her heart and thrown her quite off balance; she could not recognize herself in the picture they had made of her!†   (source)
  • It was a treacherous descent and Dumbledore, hampered slightly by his withered hand, moved slowly.†   (source)
  • It was easier with Mother—always had been—less complicated, less treacherous.†   (source)
  • At the beginning of time, you were my treacherous sister.†   (source)
  • They tell him the trek is treacherous from the moment you step into the river.†   (source)
  • We have been known to be a bit treacherous.†   (source)
  • "The river is treacherous," he told me in a familiar voice.†   (source)
  • Parwana's birth was prolonged, agonizing for the mother, treacherous for the baby.†   (source)
  • We should 'ave pass dem til' dat mos' treacherous torpedo split d'veree hull.†   (source)
  • The ground was scattered with loose rocks, which made the footing treacherous.†   (source)
  • Tariq explained to her the treacherous, shifting boundaries within Kabul.†   (source)
  • This is a treacherous smell, and I know I must shut it out.†   (source)
  • But the reality was so much bigger, darker, and more treacherous than I had imagined.†   (source)
  • Treacherous daughters did not deserve to be mothers, and this was just punishment-†   (source)
  • "Under His Eye," says the new, treacherous Ofglen.†   (source)
  • In another incarnation, in another age, you were my treacherous wife.†   (source)
  • How dare you abandon me like this, you treacherous little harami?†   (source)
  • Then we will be no worse off than we were under the treacherous gods!†   (source)
  • "You're welcome, my treacherous darling."†   (source)
  • The lake is huge and cold and blue and treacherous.†   (source)
  • And you thought that a story about a treacherous imp was the best means of educating him?†   (source)
  • Yet a treacherous weapon is ever a danger to the hand.†   (source)
  • The sides of the valley were deceptively steep, and treacherous with loose scree.†   (source)
  • Our treacherous nephew in the tuxedo will not do you much good in a fight.†   (source)
  • As soon as my feet were past the treacherous stairs, I was looking for him.†   (source)
  • Tangles of hawthorn concealed treacherous gullies and cuts.†   (source)
  • At the top of my wish list was: Cry and Plead for the Treacherous Dwarves to Take Me Back to Boston.†   (source)
  • "Treacherous hounds!" said Bree, shaking his mane and stamping with his hoof.†   (source)
  • "Those smooth-tongued, bald-pated, tick-infested, treacherous dogs," swore Eragon.†   (source)
  • Humans were deceitful, treacherous creatures.†   (source)
  • Other rings there may be, less treacherous, that might be used in our need.†   (source)
  • Cooper, you say, Oh, but the diamond is mine, my treacherous darling!†   (source)
  • But it is more treacherous than you are.†   (source)
  • You are a treacherous old rogue, Salladhor Saan, but a good friend all the same.†   (source)
  • He could be taking them to some robbers' den where he had kin as treacherous as he was.†   (source)
  • Sellswords were treacherous by nature, she reminded herself.†   (source)
  • The house reared up under her, and she collapsed onto its instantly treacherous slope.†   (source)
  • Might be treacherous for the sightless one.†   (source)
  • I am certain of nothing in this fickle and treacherous world, my lord.†   (source)
  • My heart is a dubious object at best, blotchy and treacherous.†   (source)
  • Wild magic such as this is treacherous, unpredictable, and often stronger than any we can cast.†   (source)
  • 'Yes, I certainly have,' mused the treacherous old man, smiling again.†   (source)
  • I worried about tomorrow and the treacherous border crossing.†   (source)
  • The trail twists and turns back on itself, treacherous as the shifting dunes.†   (source)
  • It was necessary; there was no path, and the loose rocks made for treacherous footing.†   (source)
  • A small, malicious, treacherous man, as stupid as he is cruel.†   (source)
  • "Tainted blood is ever treacherous, and Ramsay's nature was sly, greedy, and cruel.†   (source)
  • You're a treacherous lying weasel, like all your kin.†   (source)
  • They said he was cruel, treacherous, reckless.†   (source)
  • Prophecies are treacherous, she reminded herself, and Reznak may be no more than he appears.†   (source)
  • Bastard children were born from lust and lies, men said; their nature was wanton and treacherous.†   (source)
  • That makes you twice as treacherous as Piper.†   (source)
  • The steps were snow-packed and slippery, treacherous in the dark.†   (source)
  • Gorghan of Old Ghis once wrote that a prophecy is like a treacherous woman.†   (source)
  • Not as treacherous as men, thought Davos.†   (source)
  • "The snow might be five feet deep by then, and the steps treacherous even for my mules," she said.†   (source)
  • I wanted you from the first time that I saw you, but you were a sell-sword, fickle, treacherous.†   (source)
  • It was a lazy river, wide and slow and treacherous with snags and sandbars.†   (source)
  • These southron storms were as treacherous as women.†   (source)
  • The last hundred feet of the climb proved the steepest and most treacherous.†   (source)
  • The story contained a murder, a treacherous friend, and a happy ending.†   (source)
  • That's the most treacherous problem for Nathan now.†   (source)
  • The tunnel was treacherous.†   (source)
  • In Washington's vast ocean of intelligence agencies, the CIA's Office of Security was something of a Bermuda Triangle—a mysterious and treacherous region from which all who knew of it steered clear whenever possible.†   (source)
  • That treacherous old bleeder.†   (source)
  • I had not talked very much for the past fifteen years, not really talking the way I once talked with Mary Whitney, and Jeremiah the peddler, and with Jamie Walsh too before he became so treacherous towards me; and in a way I had forgotten how.†   (source)
  • It wasn't treacherous by any means, but I had to unsaddle him and carry everything across rather than risk it getting wet.†   (source)
  • However, these brothers were learned in the magical arts, and so they simply waved their wands and made a bridge appear across the treacherous water.†   (source)
  • You can plumb us by our language—the precise and delicate delineations for ways to administer treacherous death.†   (source)
  • The roads, with frequent narrow switchbacks edging steep drop-offs, became even more treacherous in the pitch dark of night.†   (source)
  • , and I felt treacherous allowing her to go without informing her that she was soon to be a grandmother.†   (source)
  • And so, having bagged the contract for the Synthetic Cooking Vinegar labels, he deftly banished Chacko from the fighting ranks of the Overthrowers to the treacherous ranks of the To Be Overthrown.†   (source)
  • He grabbed his rifle and charged for the doomed MH-47 helicopter, knowing full well the treacherous nature of a daytime landing in the mountains.†   (source)
  • And paying pro sure safe passage deities is considered crucially important to en through the treacherous landscape.†   (source)
  • He had not sighted the beast itself yet, though he sensed it was there, lurking, hidden, treacherous.†   (source)
  • I wondered why I had ever walked away from a gig that so perfectly fit my disposition to wade into the treacherous waters of magazine management with its bare-bones budgets. relentless advertising pressures, staffing headaches, and thankless behind-the-scenes editing chores.†   (source)
  • So he sat on the tiles of a dilapidated roof, his back against the cold chimney, his face blackened with soot (for the face is treacherously pale by night), and watched smoke rise into the sky from Capricorn's house.†   (source)
  • The remarks grew ever more debased and treacherous so that Mr Charles - at least so he claimed - was obliged to intervene with the suggestion that such talk was bad form.†   (source)
  • Then I lowered my head, began a whispered recitation of the rosary, and followed the torchlight and the Bikura into the treacherous depths.†   (source)
  • There was moonlight, and there were streetlights, but the fog stifled everything, muted light and muffled sound and made the night shadowy and treacherous.†   (source)
  • Outside Midgard was the kingdom of Utgard, the domain of the treacherous giants, who resorted to all kinds of cunning tricks to try and destroy the world.†   (source)
  • Sometimes she thought about swimming the river, but the Blackwater Rush was wide and deep, and everyone agreed that its currents were wicked and treacherous.†   (source)
  • Children leaving Central America to find their mothers in the United States now face a tougher, more treacherous journey than ever before.†   (source)
  • Over the preceding days, Cotter had been doggedly working the satellite phone to arrange a helicopter evacuation from the lower end of the Cum, so that Beck wouldn't have to descend the treacherous ropes and ladders of the Icefall, which would have been difficult and very hazardous with such severely injured hands.†   (source)
  • 'Mummlp,' said her treacherous lips.†   (source)
  • The seven-hour journey from Bahrain seemed endless, and we were still an hour or more south of Kabul, crawling north high above the treacherous border that leads directly to the old Khyber Pass and then to the colossal peaks and canyons of the northern Hindu Kush.†   (source)
  • A bit treacherous!†   (source)
  • Before he even had time to yell, he dropped like a rock into the Cimmerian bowels of the glacier, At 20,500 feet, the altitude was deemed too high for safe evacuation by helicopter-the air was too insubstantial to provide much lift for a helicopter's rotors, making landing, taking off, or merely hovering unreasonably hazardous-so he would have to be carried 3,000 vertical feet to Base Camp down the Khumbu Icefall, some of the steepest, most treacherous ground on the entire mountain.†   (source)
  • Soon, Face of Horror, very soon, Horus, Isis, and my treacherous wife will bow at my feet—and Amos will help.†   (source)
  • They forded three wide placid rivers and a fourth that was swift and narrow and treacherous, camped beside a high blue waterfall, skirted the tumbled ruins of a vast dead city where ghosts were said to moan among blackened marble columns.†   (source)
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