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Synonyms for treacherous
ˈtrɛtʃ ər əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. treacherous, unreliable(adj)

    dangerously unstable and unpredictable

    "treacherous winding roads"; "an unreliable trestle"

    Synonyms:
    perfidious, punic, undependable, unreliable

    Antonyms:
    faithful, safe

  2. punic, perfidious, treacherous(adj)

    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. treacherous(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. treacherous(a)

    Synonyms:
    traitorous, perfidious, faithless

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "treacherous":

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

How to pronounce treacherous?

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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. 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. Janet Morris:

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

  3. Andreas Krueger:

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

  4. The Weather Service:

    Travel will be treacherous with some roads nearly impassable, have an emergency kit of blankets, food, water and flashlights if you must travel.

  5. Coast Guard:

    The seas of Antarctica are treacherous and unforgiving, this incident is a sobering reminder of the importance of the U.S. icebreaker fleet as we see increased human activity in the polar regions.


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