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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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To repair a damaged reputation, the betrayer must constantly be on his or her best behavior.
Prospero seeks revenge on his betrayer, his brother, Antonio and his comrades, including the King of Naples, by commanding Ariel to conjure a storm.
For sure, Obama has been a massive disappointment in a way that Tony Blair never was for me because I knew all along that he was a betrayer.
of Auckland, New Zealand) challenges the conventional ideas about Isabeau of Bavaria (1371-1435), the wife of mad King Charles VI of France, that describe her as respected and revered during her lifetime but after her death as incompetent, an adultress, and a betrayer of the throne.
Firstly, the man is very false and a betrayer of his convictions and his party.
There is Mandelstam's devoted wife, Nadezhda, and sympathetic fellow poets Anna Akhmatova and Boris Pasternak, a betrayer of a mistress, a literal strongman (a weight lifter picked up during one of Stalin's roundups of innocents), and the actual Russian strongman's bodyguard (a tough guy named Nikolai Vlasik).
ONE of the most difficult things to endure is betrayal, which is made even more difficult to stomach when the betrayer has been someone you have valued as a close friend.
and Obsidian Entertainment today announced that the highly-anticipated expansion Neverwinter Nights(TM) 2: Mask of The Betrayer has shipped to stores nationwide in North America.
By so doing, Judas will become not the great betrayer, but God's instrument in bringing about the redemption of humanity.
So, far from betrayer, Judas is the enabler, even a hero.
3 Monsignor Walter Brandmuller claims Judas Iscariot wasn't the arch betrayer portrayed in the New Testament.
HEROIC DEFENDER of Reformed Protestantism or-villainous betrayer of the Catholic Church?