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treachery


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Treachery  \Treach"er*y\,  n.  [OE.  trecher["i]e,  trichere  OF 
  trecherie  tricherie  F.  tricherie  trickery,  from  tricher  to 
  cheat,  to  trick,  OF  trichier  trechier  probably  of  Teutonic 
  origin.  See  {Trickery},  {Trick}.] 
  Violation  of  allegiance  or  of  faith  and  confidence; 
  treasonable  or  perfidious  conduct;  perfidy;  treason. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  treachery 
  n  1:  betrayal  of  a  trust  [syn:  {perfidy},  {perfidiousness}] 
  2:  an  act  of  deliberate  betrayal  [syn:  {betrayal},  {treason},  {perfidy}] 




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