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treachery

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the act or fact of violating the trust or confidence of another
  • was furious that she revealed his secret and never forgave her for the treachery

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The first known use of treachery was in the 13th century

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“Treachery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/treachery. Accessed 19 Apr. 2021.

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