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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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She has yet to betrayed for love, and after Episode 4, there is speculation of who could betray Dany from within her own council.
I still like him and kind of want to have a little something with him, but would never betray my husband.
Tripoli and Koura did not betray the late Hasan, but knows well who actually betrayed him, and who bears responsibility for his bloodshed
Kyrgyzstan almost does not have cases when MPs betray their colleagues, said Ata Meken faction leader Omurbek Tekebaev at the meeting of Parliament deputies, experts and representatives of civil society on deputy immunity discussion on June 27, 2012.
If one betray's one's God one essentially betrays oneself.
Maybe some of the people who made this decision thought I would betray them.
ISLAMABAD, December 31, 2009 (Frontier Star): Pakistan has said that India's army chief Gen Kappor's statement betrays a hostile intent as well as a hegemonic and jingoistic mindset Commenting on the statement made by Indian Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor that Indian army was ready to face Pakistan and China at the same time, the Spokesman said that such statements betray a hostile intent as well as a hegemonic and jingoistic mindset which is quite out of step with the realities of our time.
Though Goldstein presumes to represent Spinoza's thoughts, she respects his goal of objectivity enough not to betray the philosopher with voyeuristic inventions about his life.
When the disciple whom Jesus loved asks, "Who is it that will betray you?
Anyone who lies to and betrays the people he or she loves will inevitably lie to and betray a public he or she does not not really know, he said.
According to Badiou, there are three ways to betray the Event: disavowal, trying to follow old patterns as if nothing had happened; false imitation of the event of truth; and a direct "ontologization" of the event of truth, that is, its reduction to a new positive order of being.