Synonyms for treachery

Grammar : Noun
Spell : trech-uh-ree
Phonetic Transcription : ˈtrɛtʃ ə ri

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Définition of treachery

Origin :
  • early 13c., from Old French trecherie "deceit, cheating" (12c.), from trechier "to cheat, deceive" (see trick).
  • noun disloyalty, dishonesty
Example sentences :
  • I should like to meet him face to face, and charge him with his treachery.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • How could Robert have learned anything of his treachery to his father?
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • He came a little toward the girl who had accused him of treachery.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • It was not long before they had to pay a heavy penalty for their treachery and inconstancy.
  • Extract from : « Stories from Thucydides » by H. L. Havell
  • It after wards appears that the scheme of Rumi-naui was one of treachery.
  • Extract from : « Apu Ollantay » by Anonymous
  • In anger Alan had disclosed Mortimer's treachery—as he called it—and crime to their mother.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Bulan, suspecting no treachery, was all anxiety to be off at once.
  • Extract from : « The Monster Men » by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Innocent themselves, they apprehend not guilt and treachery in those around them.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • Did not all the world know of the treachery and death of Duke Michael?
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner of Zenda » by Anthony Hope
  • For a moment that seemed like treachery, like an abandoning of Hermione.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens

Antonyms for treachery

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