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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And welcome to the backstabbing world of the Lib Dems, Michael Moore.
And if that wasn't bad enough, there is former spin-doctor Damian McBride revealing on a daily basis just how backstabbing, sleazy and untrustworthy key individuals in the last Labour government were.
Around 11 percent said that backstabbing was rife in their office place, while 8 percent said that finger pointing and 'put-down artists' were commonplace in their workplaces.
As it was, the task was a little dull, despite the constant backstabbing and bickering by the ambitious teens.
Called 'one of the bitchiest and most backstabbing people I've ever met' by Susan Ma, she was the tenth casualty and the fifth project manager to go.
EMMERDALE Veteran soap watchers have always known that Emmerdale's Home Farm is a pit of intrigue, betrayal, seduction and backstabbing, but poor young Adam Barton is only just starting to catch on.
The backstabbing, infighting and general shambles, graphically described by a Labour MP was like every other Labour Government, back through Wilson, Callaghan, Attlee and McDonald.
However, it's all the office politics and backstabbing, rumours, gossip and side-taking that really has me worn-out and worried.
While it takes Perry a while to get into her stride, it's obvious that she has first-hand knowledge of her subject - although hopefully the high levels of bitching, backstabbing and betrayal are all exaggerated in the interests of the plot.
Jim Sturgess is a likeable leading man, but the other stars are two-dimensional, while Spacey simply dusts off another backstabbing scoundrel from the repertoire.
This was inspired by the intrigue and backstabbing which is part of politics in Sefton.
Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Bernie Miklasz by Samir Suleiman, the Rams' director of football operations, after Miklasz wrote that Rams executives should support Martz instead of backstabbing him: ``Tell your source that I'm not a backstabber, I'm a (expletive) throat slasher, and he'll know the difference before it's all said and done.