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likely to betray; or guilty of betrayal
  • "The treacherous are ever distrustful," answered Gandalf wearily.
    3.10 -- Book 3 Chapter 10 -- The Voice of Saruman (61% in)
treacherous = those likely to betray
  • They might agree with me, with Grishnakh their trusted messenger; and I Grishnakh say this: Saruman is a fool. and a dirty treacherous fool.
    3.3 -- Book 3 Chapter 3 -- The Uruk-Hai (17% in)
  • Yet a treacherous weapon is ever a danger to the hand.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- The White Rider (54% in)
  • They came upon many hidden pools, and broad acres of sedge waving above wet and treacherous bogs; but Shadowfax found the way, and the other horses followed in his swath.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- The White Rider (98% in)
  • You nasty treacherous creature.
    4.1 -- Book 4 Chapter 1 -- The Taming of Smeagol (88% in)
  • But it is more treacherous than you are.
    4.1 -- Book 4 Chapter 1 -- The Taming of Smeagol (92% in)
  • At last they came to the end of the black mere, and they crossed it, perilously, crawling or hopping from one treacherous island tussock to another.
    4.2 -- Book 4 Chapter 2 -- The Passage of the Marshes (56% in)
  • He did not really fear that Faramir would allow Gollum to be killed, but he would probably make him prisoner and bind him; and certainly what Frodo did would seem a treachery to the poor treacherous creature.
    4.6 -- Book 4 Chapter 6 -- The Forbidden Pool (48% in)
  • And the steps were narrow, spaced unevenly, and often treacherous: they were worn and smooth at the edges, and some were broken, and some cracked as foot was set upon them.
    4.8 -- Book 4 Chapter 8 -- The Stairs of Cirith Ungol (43% in)

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