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treachery
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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Definition
the behavior of someone who pretends to be a friend and then tricks, cheats, or betrays
  • And yet it would be the blackest treachery to Holmes to draw back now from the part which he had intrusted to me.
    Adventure I — A Scandal in Bohemia (77% in)
  • However that may be, the young lady was very decidedly carried away, and, having quite made up her mind that her stepfather was in France, the suspicion of treachery never for an instant entered her mind.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (87% in)

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