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His eyes betray his fear for his daughter and so does his voice.

ISIS abducts boys, breaks them down, forces them to betray their families, then hopes to recruit them into its ranks.

Jones said that as far as he can tell, the article did not betray any secrets.

Three times,” he says angrily, “thou shalt betray me ere the cock crows.

The very source of his tremendous talent and athleticism seemed to betray him.

Any exaggeration into which a feeling of indignation happens to betray the accuser is instantly pounced upon.

Even the stern, inflexible commander turned to hide an emotion he would have blushed to betray.

His only chance of ultimate recovery was to push boldly forward, and to betray no fear of failure.

But all men at times betray themselves, and some betrayals, if scarcely clever, are not without nobility.

I betray my beloved parent's confidence, to save you from a certain and ignominious death.


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On this page you'll find 155 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to betray, such as: abandon, deceive, forsake, mislead, seduce, and bluff.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.