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English adjective: treacherous

1. treacherous dangerously unstable and unpredictable

SamplesTreacherous winding roads.
An unreliable trestle.


Similardangerous, unsafe


2. treacherous tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans

SamplesPunic faith.
The perfidious Judas.
The fiercest and most treacherous of foes.
Treacherous intrigues.

Synonymsperfidious, punic



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