HyperDic: treacherous

English > 2 senses of the word treacherous:
ADJECTIVEalltreacherous, unreliabledangerously unstable / unstable and unpredictable
alltreacherous, punic, perfidioustending to betray
treacherous > pronunciation
Soundstreh'cherahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > treacherous: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningdangerously unstable / unstable and unpredictable.
Example"treacherous winding roads"
Synonymunreliable
Broaderdangerous, unsafeInvolving or causing danger or risk
Spanishtraicionero
English > treacherous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans.
Examples
  • "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"
  • "treacherous intrigues"
Synonymspunic, perfidious
Broaderunfaithfulnot true to duty or obligation or promises
Spanishpérfido, púnico, traicionero, traidor
Nounstreacheryan act of deliberate betrayal
treacherybetrayal of a trust
Adverbstreacherouslyin a disloyal and faithless manner

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