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treacherous
used in Babbitt

4 uses
  • His feet were loud on the steps as he clumped upstairs at the end of this great and treacherous day of veiled rebellions.
    Chapter 7 (26% in)
  • You've done enough fooling!" he reproved the treacherous soap, and defied the scratchy nail-brush with "Oh, you would, would you!"
    Chapter 7 (34% in)
  • But they came out into a treacherous summer night, the air lazy and a little moon above transfigured maples.
    Chapter 24 (88% in)
  • He was permitted to kiss his wife; he saw a thin dark nurse fit the cone over her mouth and nose; he stiffened at a sweet and treacherous odor; then he was driven out, and on a high stool in a laboratory he sat dazed, longing to see her once again, to insist that he had always loved her, had never for a second loved anybody else or looked at anybody else.
    Chapter 33 (74% in)

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