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treason
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

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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)
  • In all the long wars with the Dark Tower treason has ever been our greatest foe.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (38% in)
  • I said to Gwaihir, for the treason of Saruman had shaken my faith.
    2.2 — Book 2 Chapter 2 — The Council of Elrond (71% in)

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