Treacherous

Treach"er*ous

(?), a. [See Treacher.] Like a traitor; involving treachery; violating allegiance or faith pledged; traitorous to the state or sovereign; perfidious in private life; betraying a trust; faithless.
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Loyal father of a treacherous son.
Shak.
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The treacherous smile, a mask for secret hate.
Cowper.
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Syn. -- Faithless; perfidious; traitorous; false; insidious; plotting.
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-- Treach"er*ous*ly, adv. -- Treach"er*ous*ness, n.
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