Examples of treacherous in a Sentence
a treacherous act of betrayal
They were not prepared to hike over such treacherous terrain.
The snow made their hike all the more treacherous.
Discussions about money can lead couples into treacherous territory.
Recent Examples of treacherous from the Web
The treacherous reefs, rocks and poor visibility kept the cannon and other artifacts hidden until 2005.
Fishing can and often is phenomenal anytime but river and boating conditions are often tricky and occasionally treacherous.
The show opens with a young Uhtred being captured by the Danes as his treacherous uncle takes control of Bebbanburg (the old name for Bamburgh), and then flashes forward to Uhtred as a strapping young man caught between two cultures.
Between birth and adulthood, however, the fishes have to complete a treacherous journey.
They were built during the 17th century, when intermittent wars often made streets too treacherous to walk.
The road back into the good graces of Hollywood has been treacherous for Mel Gibson, but the Academy Awards ceremony Sunday seemed to smooth and accelerate the journey significantly.
A teenager was rescued Friday after being swept into treacherous waters at Shark’s Cove in Pupukea.
But if you’ll be traversing more treacherous terrain, consider investing in a sturdier pack.
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First Known Use of treacherous
Synonym Discussion of treacherous
TREACHEROUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of treacherous for English Language Learners
: not able to be trusted : showing that someone cannot be trusted
: very dangerous and difficult to deal with
TREACHEROUS Defined for Kids
Definition of treacherous for Students
1 : not safe because of hidden dangers This was a treacherous road at night … — John Reynolds Gardiner, Stone Fox
2 : not trustworthy : guilty of betrayal or likely to betray a treacherous enemy
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