Betrayal

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Betrayal

See also Treachery.
Judas Iscariot
apostle who betrays Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 26:15]
Proteus
though engaged, steals his friend Valentine’s beloved, reveals his plot and effects his banishment. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Two Gentlemen of Verona]
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However, later in the day, Sreesanth deleted a few of the most stinging tweets, including the references to backstabbing and selfishness in the cricket community.
Osi noted that Syria always supported Arab common action and never closed its doors to Arab countries, yet the Syrian people saw nothing from these countries except betrayal and backstabbing.
Nicolaou, who sat in his holding cell in a pair of black trousers, trainers and a black and white checked puffer jacket, said the drugs business was a dirty, backstabbing one and that everyone was out to trick everyone.
Conversely, if by backstabbing you mean telling tales to the boss, that really is a waste of everyone's energy.
The Proviso" is a story of family treachery, deception, backstabbing and all of those other shady concepts.
Phoebe, an aspiring actress, is excited to be in her new school, but everything gets complicated along the way: boys that make her heart skip a beat, backstabbing girls, and playing a certain game that involves spinning a bottle.
Would it be too much to ask that those elected to represent the people of this city nowput aside the arguing, backstabbing and political point scoring and work together to effectively deal with the problems of deprivation and waste within the city in order to make real improvements to the lives of the people who voted for them?
He also does "Rob the Evil Backstabbing Robot" for Mad magazine's "Strip Club," and writes a weekly column for the Drink at Work humor site.
But in an industry in which backstabbing is commonplace, Ertegun was admired as a shrewd businessman with a passion for the creative artists and the music he nurtured.
the Jaguar-driving Morse and his working-class assistant, Lewis (Kevin Whately), worked their way through a serpentine maze of clues and a viper's den of backstabbing suspects to uncover the identity of yet another mastermind murderer.
The intricate web of backstabbing and double-dealing that was begun in the first two volumes (A Game of Thrones and A Clash of Kings) of the series continues.