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synonyms for perfidious

  • betraying
  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • double-dealing
  • faithless
  • false
  • insidious
  • misleading
  • recreant
  • shifty
  • slick
  • snake in the grass
  • traitorous
  • two-faced
  • two-timing
  • undependable
  • unfaithful
  • unloyal
  • unreliable
  • untrustworthy
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How to use perfidious in a sentence

The British, who ruled Palestine under a League of Nations mandate, were particularly perfidious.
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The suspense with which Louis listened to this perfidious confederation, was almost insufferable.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He was Honour's self, till he brought the serpent to his bosom, in the shape of his perfidious son.
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Perfidious Carnegie shrank from the task, having recently proclaimed the gospel of good will and harmony.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
The artifice of his perfidious secretary was discovered and punished.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
She had reached the perfidious age when a woman's beauty, like a full-blown rose, fades in a day.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
It was quite as well for England that he did not, for out of the resistance to his perfidious folly sprang the English Parliament.
LITTLE FOLKS (NOVEMBER 1884)VARIOUS
He called Nino a perfidious traitor and a foolish viper, and an imbecile and the son of an imbecile.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
Mr L—— is blind; he is infatuated; he is absolutely bereaved of judgment by a perfidious, ungrateful, and cruel wretch.
LEONORAMARIA EDGEWORTH
His relatives and friends then immediately set about requiting her with the just penalties of a perfidious breach of contract.
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WORDS RELATED TO PERFIDIOUS

  • base
  • bent
  • bribable
  • crooked
  • debauched
  • double-dealing
  • exploiting
  • extortionate
  • faithless
  • fast and loose
  • fixed
  • foul
  • fraudulent
  • gone to the dogs
  • inconstant
  • iniquitous
  • knavish
  • mercenary
  • nefarious
  • on the take
  • open
  • padded
  • perfidious
  • praetorian
  • profiteering
  • racket up
  • reprobate
  • rotten
  • shady
  • snide
  • tainted
  • treacherous
  • two-faced
  • underhanded
  • unethical
  • unfaithful
  • unprincipled
  • unscrupulous
  • untrustworthy
  • venal
  • wide open
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