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

(in this context, to betray is to not be loyal—often by helping enemies)
  • I will have no treason in my house!
    Chapter 13 (93% in)
  • Anything that you should do in the way of giving her aid and comfort will be—permit me the expression—distinctly treasonable.
    Chapter 19 (16% in)
  • You know high treason is a capital offence; take care how you incur the penalty.
    Chapter 19 (16% in)

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