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Infamy—perfidy and surprise—and the compulsion to exact revenge for it shaped the narrative from the beginning.

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And there was a crash involved—in Ukrainian perfidy and EU sanctions both.

Grace has been especially severe on the 12-person jury, which she has accused of all manner of perfidy.

Does he expect to shame the Republicans at the upcoming summit by exposing their obstructionist perfidy to the American public?

In the state Louis was in, between man's perfidy and woman's wiles, any refuge from the world, seemed a heaven to him.

Val's face turned red, for his perfidy rose up before him in its full extent of shame.

She showed a consummate perfidy toward Diane de Poitiers, to which historians have not given due attention.

I shall experience all the degradation of a slave, but I will also practise a slave's perfidy and trickery.

They would not only refuse to give their assent to any such perfidy, but they would use their utmost endeavors to defeat it.


On this page you'll find 96 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to perfidy, such as: betrayal, bunco, corruption, disaffection, dodge, and double-dealing.

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