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Betrayal

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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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Nick Cordileone as Henry VI grew in wisdom and speech as the play progresses, but remained naive about the political treachery of his court.
It was another act of political treachery. Unfortunately, Lawrence was the ball in this deadly tennis game and his mental stability eventually suffered in consequence when his sense of shame and guilt at the treatment handed out to the Arabs gave him recurring nightmares.
This political treachery came to light when my colleague, Carolyn Leckie, asked a question of Finance Minister Tom McCabe.
That kind of arrogance is her own personal tragedy, but to write it down and send it to one of your party's fiercest opponents is an act of political treachery.
There is not an antiwar speech given in the Senate that Johnson does not blame on either political treachery or Robert Kennedy, or both.
In both a couple is separated because of political treachery, sending one of the spouses into bondage.