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perfidy
used in The Aeneid

4 uses
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Definition
an act of deliberate betrayal; or such behavior
  • But do not you my last request deny; With yon perfidious man your int'rest try, And bring me news, if I must live or die.
    Book 4 (60% in)
  • "With such deceits he gain'd their easy hearts, Too prone to credit his perfidious arts.
    Book 2 (23% in)
  • At length she finds the dear perfidious man; Prevents his form'd excuse, and thus began: "Base and ungrateful! could you hope to fly, And undiscover'd scape a lover's eye?
    Book 4 (43% in)
  • When all th' united states of Greece combin'd, To purge the world of the perfidious kind, Then was your time to fear the Trojan fate: Your quarrels and complaints are now too late."
    Book 10 (11% in)

There are no more uses of "perfidy" in The Aeneid.

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