treacherously


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treach·er·ous

 (trĕch′ər-əs)
adj.
1. Guilty of or characterized by betrayal of confidence or trust; perfidious.
2. Characterized by unforeseen or hidden hazards; dangerous or deceptive: treacherous waters; treacherous footing.

treach′er·ous·ly adv.
treach′er·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.treacherously - in a disloyal and faithless manner; "he behaved treacherously"; "his wife played him false"
Translations
بصورَةٍ غادِرَه أو خَطِرَه
zrádně
forræderiskt
áruló/hûtlen módoncsalókán
sviksamlega
haincekalleşçe

treacherously

[ˈtretʃərəslɪ] ADV
1. (= disloyally) → traidoramente, a traición
2. (= dangerously) the roads are treacherously icyel hielo que cubre las carreteras hace peligrosa la conducción

treacherously

adv
(= disloyally)verräterisch, in verräterischer Weise
(= unreliably)trügerisch, irreführend; at times he can be treacherously convincinger wirkt manchmal gefährlich überzeugend
(= dangerously)tückisch; rocks hidden treacherously beneath the surfaceFelsen, die gefährlich dicht unter der Wasseroberfläche liegen; in treacherously bad conditionsunter gefährlich schlechten Bedingungen

treacherously

[ˈtrɛtʃrəslɪ] adv (act) → slealmente; (speak) → con falsità
the roads are treacherously icy → il fondo stradale è infido or pericoloso con questo ghiaccio

treacherous

(ˈtretʃərəs) adjective
1. betraying or likely to betray. a treacherous person/act.
2. dangerous. The roads are treacherous in winter.
ˈtreacherously adverb
ˈtreacherousness noun
ˈtreachery noun
(an act of) betraying someone; disloyalty. His treachery led to the capture and imprisonment of his friend.
References in classic literature ?
It is part of the general irony of things that in life's crises a man's good qualities are often the ones that help him least, if indeed they do not actually turn treacherously and fight against him.
He intended to let them conquer Oz, since they insisted on going first; but he would afterward treacherously destroy them, as well as King Roquat, and keep all the slaves and treasure of Ozma's kingdom for himself.
I went with a heavy heart, my father, for of all the evil sights that I have seen it seemed to me that this was the most evil--that the Amaboona should be slaughtered thus treacherously, and that the impis should be sent out treacherously to murder those who were left of them, together with their women and children.
For a time, there reigned, too, a sense of peculiar dread at this flitting apparition, as if it were treacherously beckoning us on and on, in order that the monster might turn round upon us, and rend us at last in the remotest and most savage seas.
To confess the truth, I am afraid Mr Jones maintained a kind of Dutch defence, and treacherously delivered up the garrison, without duly weighing his allegiance to the fair Sophia.
She has been tampered with, and most treacherously deceived,' cried Edward, rising from his seat.
If he who struck him, though he did so sneakingly and treacherously, had drawn his sword and stood and faced him, then he who had been struck would have received offence and insult at the same time; offence because he was struck treacherously, insult because he who struck him maintained what he had done, standing his ground without taking to flight.
He might just as well have turned a somersault and uttered an Indian war whoop, for his face was so full of suppressed excitement and his voice so treacherously joyful that everyone jumped up, though he only said, in a queer, breathless voice, "Here's another Christmas present for the March family.
Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look upon iniquity: wherefore lookest thou upon them that deal treacherously, and holdest thy tongue when the wicked devoureth the man that is more righteous than he?
One was dead, but the other was still conscious and had just sufficient vitality left after the coming of his fellows to whisper that they had been treacherously shot by the younger white man who had been at the long-house where they had found Muda Saffir--then the fellow expired without having an opportunity to divulge the secret hiding place of the treasure, over the top of which his body lay.
He had wicked little twinkling eyes--and they followed me about treacherously whenever I moved.
It was true that Professor Beecher had tentatively engaged Jacinto, and had sent word to him to keep other explorers away from the vicinity of the ancient city if possible; but Jacinto, who did not return Professor Bumper's money, as he had promised, had acted treacherously in order to enrich himself.