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Synonyms for double-cross

Synonyms for double-cross

to be treacherous to

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

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The single-cross mean yield was greater than the double-cross mean yield at every environment (Table 2), but the difference was not statistically significant at Environments 3, 9, 10, or 12.
SO IT looks like the Government is preparing to double-cross us on the tram funding.
He is still involved in his own brand of spying, while coping with a map-maker sergeant who cannot shoot or kill, plus native allies who may well be about to double-cross him and join the Indian Mutiny of 1857.
Scheming for funds to build a factory that will exploit local labor and ensure their failing fortunes, Regina and her sociopathic siblings double-cross the local banks, her husband (Horace), and one another with frightening regularity.
DOUBLE-CROSS came into use in about 1870, apparently as an English racing term describing the common practice of winning a race after promising to arrange a Cross to lose it.
He helps a gang of brutal outlaws escape from jail in return for their aid, little realising they're planning a double-cross.
Jack is inextricably drawn into a deadly game of double-cross and betrayal, caught between the judge, the woman, and Ritchie's heavies (Sheen and Jones).