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treacherous

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Adjective
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treach=er=ous
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6 in 6 verses (in OT : 5 in 5 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

treacherousa. [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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Loyal father of a treacherous son."  [1913 Webster]
    "The treacherous smile, a mask for secret hate."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Faithless; perfidious; traitorous; false; insidious; plotting.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

treacherous, adj.
1 guilty of or involving treachery.
2 (of the weather, ice, the memory, etc.) not to be relied on; likely to fail or give way.

Derivative
treacherously adv. treacherousness n.
Etymology
ME f. OF trecherous f. trecheor a cheat f. trechier, trichier: see TRICK

THESAURUS

treacherous

Machiavellian, Punic, ambidextrous, artful, calculating, chancy, chiseling, collusive, covinous, crafty, crooked, cunning, dangerous, deceitful, deceptive, desultory, dishonest, disloyal, double, double-crossing, double-dealing, double-faced, double-minded, double-tongued, doublehearted, doubtful, dubious, duplicitous, faithless, false, false-principled, falsehearted, finagling, fraudulent, furtive, guileful, hairy, hazardous, indirect, infirm, insecure, insidious, insubstantial, jeopardous, misleading, perfidious, perilous, precarious, precariousness, provisional, recreant, risky, rocky, scheming, shaky, sharp, shifting, shifty, slippery, sneaky, surreptitious, temporary, tentative, ticklish, tottery, traitorous, trickish, tricky, two-faced, uncertain, undependable, underhand, underhanded, unfaithful, unfaithworthy, unhealthy, unloyal, unpredictable, unreliable, unsafe, unsolid, unsound, unstable, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsubstantial, unsure, untrue, untrustworthy, wicked, wily

ROGET THESAURUS

treacherous

Improbity

N improbity, dishonesty, dishonor, deviation from rectitude, disgrace, fraud, lying, bad faith, Punic faith, mala fides, Punica fides, infidelity, faithlessness, Judas kiss, betrayal, breach of promise, breach of trust, breach of faith, prodition, disloyalty, treason, high treason, apostasy, nonobservance, shabbiness, villainy, villany, baseness, abjection, debasement, turpitude, moral turpitude, laxity, trimming, shuffling, perfidy, perfidiousness, treachery, double dealing, unfairness, knavery, roguery, rascality, foul play, jobbing, jobbery, graft, bribery, venality, nepotism, corruption, job, shuffle, fishy transaction, barratry, sharp practice, heads I win tails you lose, mouth honor, dishonest, dishonorable, unconscientious, unscrupulous, fraudulent, knavish, disgraceful, wicked, false-hearted, disingenuous, unfair, one-sided, double, double- hearted, double-tongued, double-faced, timeserving, crooked, tortuous, insidious, Machiavelian, dark, slippery, fishy, perfidious, treacherous, perjured, infamous, arrant, foul, base, vile, ignominious, blackguard, contemptible, unrespectable, abject, mean, shabby, little, paltry, dirty, scurvy, scabby, sneaking, groveling, scrubby, rascally, pettifogging, beneath one, low-minded, low-thoughted, base-minded, undignified, indign, unbecoming, unbeseeming, unbefitting, derogatory, degrading, infra dignitatem, beneath one's dignity, ungentlemanly, ungentlemanlike, unknightly, unchivalric, unmanly, unhandsome, recreant, inglorious, corrupt, venal, debased, mongrel, faithless, of bad faith, false, unfaithful, disloyal, untrustworthy, trustless, trothless, lost to shame, dead to honor, barratrous, dishonestly, mala fide, like a thief in the night, by crooked paths, Int, O tempora!, O mores!, corruptissima respublica plurimae leges.


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