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  • v. Present participle of betray.


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betray +‎ -ing


  • Her expression betraying nothing, Chen asked, “Sir, did you know you have a green stain on your pants?”

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact Paths of Disharmony

  • A “clean wound,” as the doctor in the emergency room would later say, his expression betraying no awareness of the irony inherent in such a description.

    The New Yorker Stories

  • Redmond pushed open the door and went inside, his expression betraying nothing.


  • I cringed and glanced at the patient staring numbly at the ceiling, her expression betraying nothing.

    NYT > Home Page

  • However, unlike Huey Long, our President hasn't taken on a moniker betraying his ambition.

    Rebecca Sive: From BP Massacre to BP Massacred: Let's Move

  • And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" -- a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • This would make sense if AOL was looking for someone with expertise in betraying their community.


  • His real fault lies in betraying the broader set of principles that brought him into office, and which, if he continues as before, sooner or later will sweep him out.


  • The senator walked slowly around the apparatus, his expression betraying no sign of censure or approval.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • The warrior stood still, his expression betraying an indignant rage held in place by will alone; then he turned stiffly and walked toward the door at the tavern's rear.

    Conan and the Emerald Lotus


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