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 EPA proposal represents the Trump administration’s first foray into the politically treacherous territory of the Renewable Fuel Standard, a program mandating biofuels in gasoline and diesel fuels that Congress established in 2005.
A few have been captured and killed by Islamic State fighters or drowned on the treacherous Mediterranean crossing.
To get their visas, the girls twice made a treacherous 500 mile journey from their hometown of Herat to the American embassy in Kabul.
But gun-control advocates caution that Republicans are treading in politically treacherous territory.
While Michigan’s summers are glorious, its winter road conditions are treacherous and last months.
While Michigan’s summers are glorious, its winter road conditions are treacherous and last for months.
SPORTING KANSAS CITY AT LA GALAXY WHEN/WHERE: 9:30 p.m. Saturday; at StubHub Center, Carson, Calif. TV/RADIO: Fox Sports KC; WHB (810 AM) ABOUT SPORTING KC (7-4-6, 27 points): The road has been treacherous for Sporting Kansas City’s offense.
The Neue Rechte considers Merkel’s generous refugee policy a treacherous betrayal of the country’s safety and well-being.
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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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