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Wordnet 3.0

ADVERB (1)

1. in a disloyal and faithless manner;
- Example: "he behaved treacherously"
- Example: "his wife played him false"
[syn: faithlessly, traitorously, treacherously, treasonably, false]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Treacherous \Treach"er*ous\, a. [See Treacher.] Like a traitor; involving treachery; violating allegiance or faith pledged; traitorous to the state or sovereign; perfidious in private life; betraying a trust; faithless. [1913 Webster] Loyal father of a treacherous son. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The treacherous smile, a mask for secret hate. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] Syn: Faithless; perfidious; traitorous; false; insidious; plotting. [1913 Webster] -- Treach"er*ous*ly, adv. -- Treach"er*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

treacherously adv 1: in a disloyal and faithless manner; "he behaved treacherously"; "his wife played him false" [syn: faithlessly, traitorously, treacherously, treasonably, false]