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Synonyms for treacherous
ˈtrɛtʃ ər əstreach·er·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. treacherousadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. treacherousadjective

    Synonyms:
    traitorous, perfidious, faithless

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "treacherous":

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

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

How to use treacherous in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    The punishment from omnipresent God to the problematic person is only a lot of treacherous people especially pretty women around him often with all pretending themselves to be his close companion.

  2. Theodore Dreiser, quoting an unnamed newspaper editor:

    Life is a God-damned, stinking, treacherous game and nine hundred and ninety-nine men out of a thousand are bastards.

  3. Janet Morris:

    You three have done quite enough today: all of you and your feckless, treacherous god.

  4. Andreas Krueger:

    They're moving into something that could be potentially very treacherous.

  5. Julie Linton:

    What we know about the social determinants of health that can impact through someone's lifespan is that children are best able to achieve their dreams and survive trauma when they have access to safety and support and have a loving adult in their life that can shepherd them through childhood, these families are undergoing this treacherous journey feeling that they have no choice but to seek safety for their families elsewhere.

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