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
It can only be reached by driving five miles over a treacherous and privately owned dirt road and then hiking into the brush.
With the very first scene, the one before the opening credits, the plunge back into the savage, treacherous and very occasionally just world of Westeros was complete.
Along the way, Veronica navigates the treacherous halls of high school filled with obnoxious 1-percenters, aka the 09ers, and sticky social issues that are still super timely right now.
Despite his run-in, Hillmann says his love for the chaotic and treacherous spectacle of Pamplona's rampaging bulls hasn't wavered.
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.
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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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