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backstabbing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or fact of violating the trust or confidence of another
  • a reality TV show that seems to have raised backstabbing to an art form

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backstabbing

verb
present participle of backstab

Synonyms & Antonyms of backstabbing (Entry 2 of 2)

to be unfaithful or disloyal to
  • knew what it felt like to be backstabbed by a so-called friend

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“Backstabbing.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/backstabbing. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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