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used in Measure for Measure

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betraying someone or something — typically betraying one's own country

(in this context, to betray is to not be loyal—often by helping enemies)
  • Hark how the villain would gloze now, after his treasonable abuses!
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A public place near the city gate (63% in)

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