betray

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Synonyms for betray

Synonyms for betray

to be treacherous to

to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

Synonyms for betray

deliver to an enemy by treachery

disappoint, prove undependable to

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be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

give away information about somebody

References in classic literature ?
He repressed with the utmost delicacy all betrayal of the shock which I am sure he must have received from our meeting, or of a desire to penetrate into my condition and circumstances, and sought by the utmost exertion of his charming social powers to make our reunion agreeable.
To Bacon it seemed too small a reward for his betrayal of his friend, even although it had seemed to mean loyalty to his Queen.
Did he feel any remorse when he was plotting the betrayal of Arnold in the garden at Windygates?
One party, to which Katavasov belonged, saw in the opposite party a scoundrelly betrayal and treachery, while the opposite party saw in them childishness and lack of respect for the authorities.
There was never doubt, never a betrayal of indecision.
It is a betrayal, the thought of which is a constant shame to me.
Furthermore, the betrayal sentiments are stronger, and there is a marked increase in the expression of active betrayals.
But what about when the betrayals get smaller, sneakier, stealthier?
CFR founders John Foster Dulles and Allen Dulles were to blame for the betrayals in Hungary and Cuba.
The best scenes involve how Nora and Ismael respond to these intimate and professional betrayals.
Glasgow Phillips, and Ellen Douglas reveals African American characters who are independent individuals and white characters who, despite their betrayals, recognize the role of their black mentors and retain a more complicated perspective on the racially divided world to which they return.
To categorize these sorts of situations with Von Stauffenberg's betrayal of Hitler or Madame Bovary's infidelity, however, makes it very difficult to sort out the salient features of actual betrayals, assess them morally, or determine appropriate responses to them.
There is nothing wrong with the experience, it is just part of the territory of relationship and work and not an excuse to say that this is a dog eat dog world and I will get in my betrayals before others get in theirs.
According to the news reports, Dobson ticked off a litany of alleged GOP betrayals.
I feel sick, I want to puke" Ash discovers that Michaela's betrayals included not only him, but also the West German boyfriend of her stepdaughter.