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used in The Magic Mountain

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the behavior of someone who pretends to be a friend and then tricks, cheats, or betrays
  • It had been a prank, a rather brash one, and in Joachim's eyes there was probably a trace of treachery and malice about it—Hans Castorp was well aware of that.
    5.4 - Mercury's Moods (94% in)
  • In a word, Joachim was onto his cousin's tricks, he had accidentally eavesdropped on an act of betrayal, much like the one Hans Castorp had committed on the evening of Mardi Gras—a new treachery, exacerbated by the indisputable fact that it had become a habit with him.
    6.1 - Changes (90% in)

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