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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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But at the SNP's manifesto launch yesterday, Sturgeon rejected the suggestion of backstabbing. She said: "No, I don't think that's the case.
"Backstabbing has also led us nowhere as ministers give the excuse of two MPs fighting over a particular budget for not approving projects for both in their constituencies, while using the budget as leverage with a third MP."
HILARY MANTEL, 62, whose Wolf Hall novel inspired the BBC2 hit about backstabbing Tudor courtiers, is awarded a damehood by Prince Charles for services to literature.
Nashville More4, Thursday, 10pm Fans of this series may sometimes nip off to put the kettle on when the action moves away from all the backstabbing and singing in the country music business to the worlds of politics and high finances, but not this week.
The story is an action packed, mysterious, backstabbing, and dramatic story revolving around classic cars.
Title: Office Politics: How to thrive in a world of lying, backstabbing and dirty tricks Writer: Oliver James Publisher: Vermilion Price: PS8.99 James' guide claims to expose "the devious practices that propel people to the top", divulging strategies and techniques for taking on the psychopaths, machiavels, narcissists and imposters found in workplaces across the country.
SHARPEN those knives - if it's a bit of backstabbing you're looking for then you'll be glad to hear Britain and Ireland's Next Top Model returns on June 13.
c mon who doesn't get emotional whn u know the person who u worship is a backstabbing person," he wrote on his Twitter handle @ sreesanth36 during the course of his tirade.
? Office Politics: How To Survive In A World Of Lying, Backstabbing And Dirty Tricks by Oliver James (Vermilion, PS20) Clinical psychologist Oliver James offers a guide to the office jungle.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- A coffee shop customer backstabbing a tea-maker in Istanbul's Anatolian side district of E[pounds sterling]skE-dar was captured second by second on a CCTV camera early in the morning on Sunday.
The SNP last night said Wendy Alexander had been brought down by Labour "sniping and backstabbing".
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.