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Definition of Treachery

Treachery

  1. Violation of allegiance or of faith and confidence; treasonable or perfidious conduct; perfidy; treason.

Treachery Quotations

Treachery is noble when aimed at tyranny.
Pierre Corneille

There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.
Benjamin Disraeli

I am an American, not an Asian-American. My rejection of hyphenation has been called race treachery, but it is really a demand that America deliver the promises of its dream to all its citizens equally.
Bharati Mukherjee

Well, we know that eighteen years after that solemn declaration it was disregarded, and the Irish Parliament, which lasted for five hundred years, was destroyed by the Act of Union. Gentlemen, the Act of Union was carried by force and fraud, by treachery and falsehood.
John Edward Redmond

Destiny is a good thing to accept when it's going your way. When it isn't, don't call it destiny; call it injustice, treachery, or simple bad luck.
Joseph Heller
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Treachery Translations

treachery in Afrikaans is verraad
treachery in Dutch is verraad
treachery in German is Verrat
treachery in Latin is perfidia, dolus, insidiae
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