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  • nountreachery
  • nounfaithlessness

synonyms for perfidy

  • betrayal
  • bunco
  • corruption
  • disaffection
  • dodge
  • double-dealing
  • duplicity
  • faithlessness
  • fake
  • falseness
  • flimflam
  • gyp
  • infidelity
  • perfidiousness
  • put on
  • racket
  • scam
  • sellout
  • spoof
  • treason
  • whitewash
  • dirty dealing
  • dirty pool
  • dirty trick
  • dirty work
  • double-cross
  • fast shuffle
  • grift
  • recreancy
  • shell game
  • skin game
  • stab in the back
  • sweet-talk
  • treacherousness
  • two-timing

antonyms for perfidy

MOST RELEVANT
  • faithfulness
  • fidelity
  • forthrightness
  • harmony
  • honesty
  • loyalty
  • truthfulness
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How to use perfidy in a sentence

In the state Louis was in, between man's perfidy and woman's wiles, any refuge from the world, seemed a heaven to him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Val's face turned red, for his perfidy rose up before him in its full extent of shame.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
She showed a consummate perfidy toward Diane de Poitiers, to which historians have not given due attention.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
I shall experience all the degradation of a slave, but I will also practise a slave's perfidy and trickery.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
They would not only refuse to give their assent to any such perfidy, but they would use their utmost endeavors to defeat it.
ADRIFT ON THE PACIFICEDWARD S. ELLIS
But though they had got what they asked, the Carthaginians annulled the compact by an act of perfidy towards us.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
Two other women accompanied Calumny, and arranged her hair and her ornaments, and one was Perfidy and the other Fraud.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
And as the tale was unfolded of Odette Rider's perfidy, Sam's eyes narrowed.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
They soon became the victims of the perfidy which they meditated.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
It was sustained by no aggression, perfidy, or desire of change.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 347, SEPTEMBER, 1844VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PERFIDY

  • Judas kiss
  • deception
  • dishonesty
  • double-crossing
  • double-dealing
  • duplicity
  • falseness
  • giveaway
  • let-down
  • perfidy
  • sellout
  • treachery
  • treason
  • trickery
  • unfaithfulness
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