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perfidy
used in Tom Jones

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Definition
an act of deliberate betrayal; or such behavior
  • "And is Mr Jones," answered the maid, "such a perfidy man?"
    Book 6 (91% in)
  • When I added to all these the perfidy of my mistress, such was the horror of my mind, that life, instead of being longer desirable, grew the object of my abhorrence; and I could have gladly embraced death as my dearest friend, if it had offered itself to my choice unattended by shame.
    Book 8 (65% in)

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