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Synonyms for treacherous
ˈtrɛtʃ ər əstreach·er·ous

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. treacherous, unreliableadjective

    dangerously unstable and unpredictable

    "treacherous winding roads"; "an unreliable trestle"

    Synonyms:
    perfidious, punic, undependable, unreliable

    Antonyms:
    faithful, safe

  2. punic, perfidious, treacherousadjective

    tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans

    "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues"

    Synonyms:
    perfidious, unreliable, punic

    Antonyms:
    faithful, safe

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. treacherousadjective

    Synonyms:
    traitorous, perfidious, faithless, unfaithful, false, deceitful, insidious, disloyal, recreant, treasonable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. treacherousadjective

    Synonyms:
    traitorous, perfidious, faithless

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "treacherous":

    traitor, tricksy, perfidious, insidious, perilous, dangerous, deadbeat

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2392false
#4178dangerous
#7137lying
#15352fraudulent
#21863unreliable
#27285dishonest
#30218untrue
#32281faithless
#32443traitor
#37389treacherous
#38412hypocritical
#38566perilous
#39559insidious
#40826unscrupulous
#50824unfaithful
#55524deceitful
#60164disingenuous
#60576deadbeat
#106765punic
#118674traitorous
#128190perfidious
#174612mendacious
#252790undependable

How to use treacherous in a sentence?

  1. Jennifer Travis:

    Trees are down, cars are just everywhere. ... It's treacherous.

  2. Cal Fire:

    Firefighting personnel continue to aggressively work in treacherous terrain, providing structure defense and improving containment lines. All road closures will remain closed. The terrain is brush covered, rugged and steep, with difficult access.

  3. Aaron Hill:

    Oh, treacherous night thou lendest thy ready veil to every treason, and teeming mischief's beneath thy shade.

  4. Robert Mugabe:

    Any agitation or activism outside this very constructive process in the manner of this purported communique would therefore be misguided, treacherous and outright counterproductive.

  5. Pernessa Seele:

    This coronavirus is treacherous, and it is relentless.


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