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treachery
used in Oliver Twist

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the behavior of someone who pretends to be a friend and then tricks, cheats, or betrays
  • That he had, from his birth, displayed no better qualities than treachery, ingratitude, and malice.
    Chapter 17 — Oliver's Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great.... (84% in)
  • CHAPTER II TREATS OF OLIVER TWIST'S GROWTH, EDUCATION, AND BOARD For the next eight or ten months, Oliver was the victim of a systematic course of treachery and deception.
    Chapter 2 — Treats of Oliver Twist's Growth, Education, and Board (1% in)

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