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treachery
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
the behavior of someone who pretends to be a friend and then tricks, cheats, or betrays
  • I realized that my best chance was to maintain the status quo as best I could and hope that Miss Alavi could work some miracle before Ellen's treachery touched off a crisis.
  • Despite her threat of treachery in the name of Islamic duty, she and hormoz had done what they could to help me through the difficult times, and they never again raised the issue of telling Moody about my escape strategy.

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