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treachery
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
the behavior of someone who pretends to be a friend and then tricks, cheats, or betrays
  • They persisted in changing colour sometimes, and they would be occasionally dilated and contracted by something like a faint pulsation; then, they gave a look of treachery, and cruelty, to the whole countenance.
    2.7 — Monseigneur in Town (61% in)
  • He knew, as every one employed as he was did, that he was never safe; that flight was impossible; that he was tied fast under the shadow of the axe; and that in spite of his utmost tergiversation and treachery in furtherance of the reigning terror, a word might bring it down upon him.
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (67% in)

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