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The major had said nothing, betrayed nothing, only listened intently.

Dick spoke at once, with a hesitancy that betrayed the depth of his emotion.

The indignation of a betrayed tight-rope performer was strong within him.

During your illness, you have betrayed a secret—you have reason to start with horror.

I have betrayed her secret—But I thought every body knew it!

Fanny betrayed in her face the Italian origin of her father.

A doubt—and the charge of the human life rendered to her might be betrayed.

Think you I could ever be happy again, if the confidence you placed in me were betrayed?

She feared Scout had betrayed her, or rather that she had betrayed herself.

He could free his words from the pride of life, but not his voice; it quivered and betrayed him.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., bitrayen "mislead, deceive, betray," from be- + obsolete Middle English tray, from Old French traine "betrayal, deception, deceit," from trair (Modern French trahir) "betray, deceive," from Latin tradere "hand over," from trans- "across" (see trans-) + dare "to give" (see date (n.1)). Related: Betrayed; betraying.

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