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ˈtrɛtʃ ər əstreach·er·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. treacherous, unreliableadjective

    dangerously unstable and unpredictable

    "treacherous winding roads"; "an unreliable trestle"

  2. punic, perfidious, treacherousadjective

    tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans

    "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues"

Wiktionary

  1. treacherousadjective

    Exhibiting treachery.

    Etymology: From treacher

  2. treacherousadjective

    Deceitful; inclined to betray.

    Etymology: From treacher

  3. treacherousadjective

    Unreliable; dangerous.

    a treacherous mountain trail

    Etymology: From treacher

Webster Dictionary

  1. Treacherousadjective

    like a traitor; involving treachery; violating allegiance or faith pledged; traitorous to the state or sovereign; perfidious in private life; betraying a trust; faithless

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of treacherous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of treacherous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of treacherous in a Sentence

  1. Jack Marchbanks:

    So it's very treacherous out there.

  2. Cal Fire:

    Firefighting personnel continue to aggressively work in treacherous terrain, providing structure defense and improving containment lines. All road closures will remain closed. The terrain is brush covered, rugged and steep, with difficult access.

  3. Hussein Abdallah:

    A white wolf is like a black wolf, each is a treacherous hunter.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    He who did for the first time to go down on own knees to please a woman might be one of the most lecherous and treacherous persons of that time.

  5. Zora Neale Hurston, "Their Eyes Were Watching God":

    An envious heart makes a treacherous ear.

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