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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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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. 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. Pernessa Seele:

    This coronavirus is treacherous, and it is relentless.

  4. Illinois The National Weather Service:

    The storm system will gradually pull away by Tuesday, but flooding and treacherous travel could (linger) into midweek.

  5. Prince Turki al-Faisal:

    They are equally threatening, and one feeds off the other, both of them are equally vicious, equally treacherous, and equally destructive.


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