perfidy


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betrayal of a trust

an act of deliberate betrayal

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The fellow has been amply repaid by the friendship of De Montfort, but now this act of perfidy has wiped clean the score.
Sir,' said Young John, 'will you have the perfidy to deny that you know and long have known that I felt towards Miss Dorrit, call it not the presumption of love, but adoration and sacrifice ?
Indeed, John, I will not have any perfidy if I know it; why you should suspect me of it I am at a loss to think.
As soon as they were both mounted, at the gate of the inn, he called to the host and said in a very grave and measured voice, "Many and great are the favours, Senor Alcaide, that I have received in this castle of yours, and I remain under the deepest obligation to be grateful to you for them all the days of my life; if I can repay them in avenging you of any arrogant foe who may have wronged you, know that my calling is no other than to aid the weak, to avenge those who suffer wrong, and to chastise perfidy.
Provided I understand your perfidy, sir, and succeed in making you understand that I will be revenged, I shall be reasonable enough," said Albert furiously.
This perfidy had been calculated with extreme ability; the name that was pronounced, instead of the name which the marquise awaited, had precisely the same effect upon her as the badly sharpened axes that had hacked, without destroying, Messieurs de Chalais and De Thou upon the scaffold.
They had known or guessed the truth, and the hekkador of the Holy Therns, who had evidently come to the chamber in the hope of thwarting Salensus Oll in his contemplated perfidy against the high priest who coveted Dejah Thoris for himself, realized that Thurid had stolen the prize from beneath his very nose.
That those initiatives did not ultimately bear fruit may have has as much to do with a change of administration in the US as with North Korea perfidy.
Equating a demand for justice with the alleged murderer's proven perfidy is not balanced journalism.
As concerned candidates and stakeholders of our great party, we deem this perfidy that took place at Eagles Square, a charade orchestrated by the former National Caretaker Committee of our great party led by the former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi and perfected by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa-led National Convention Planning Committee.
But one can expect it to be cited in Iran for months to come as proof of American perfidy and a reason the United States should never be trusted,
But I reckon he was quietly warning his young grandson against the perfidy of women.
Quisling' is now a word 'synonymous with perfidy and treason.
Key events in the conflict are portrayed in cinematic intimacy, but McNally also provides a brutally frank and damningly well-documented account of the war's sordid background: the faithless greed of white settlers who coveted the Modocs' land, the perfidy of US government officials, and the ingrained bigotry of the encroaching American culture and its doctrine of Manifest Destiny.
We would not and should not surrender even an inch of our soil to the harbingers of doom and perfidy.