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used in The Fellowship of the Ring

3 uses
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the behavior of someone who pretends to be a friend and then tricks, cheats, or betrays
  • But after ages alone in the dark Gollum's heart was black, and treachery was in it.
    Prologue (75% in)
  • Saruman, failing to get possession of the Ring, would m the confusion and treacheries of the time have found in Mordor the missing links in his own researches into Ring-lore, and before long he would have made a Great Ring of his own with which to challenge the self-styled Ruler of Middle-earth.
    Forward (63% in)
  • It would have been useless in any case to try and win over the honest Radagast to treachery.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (69% in)

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