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English Dictionary: treachery by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
treachery
n
  1. betrayal of a trust [syn: perfidy, perfidiousness, treachery]
  2. an act of deliberate betrayal
    Synonym(s): treachery, betrayal, treason, perfidy
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Treachery \Treach"er*y\, n. [OE. trecher[8b]e, trichere, OF.
      trecherie, tricherie, F. tricherie trickery, from tricher to
      cheat, to trick, OF. trichier, trechier; probably of Teutonic
      origin. See {Trickery}, {Trick}.]
      Violation of allegiance or of faith and confidence;
      treasonable or perfidious conduct; perfidy; treason.
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