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noun as in double cross

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Their relationship was messy and sordid and full of lies and jealousy and betrayal and backstabbing.

This kind of backstabbing should have gone to its grave with Hoover 40 years ago.

The ones that survive are those who are ruthless, backstabbing businessmen—Goldman Sachs with guns.

The text, however, was just the beginning of his backstabbing.

A climatic narrative that encompasses the backstabbing politics of Washington, D.C., with the thrill of international espionage.

The result was a sense of betrayal and backstabbing exploited by the corporal-Fuhrer Hitler.


On this page you'll find 279 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to backstabbing, such as: artful, beguiling, crafty, cunning, deceiving, and deceptive.

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