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  • adv. In a faithless manner

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a faithless manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a disloyal and faithless manner


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  • The President is elected to faithfully execute the laws, and not faithlessly try to work around them.


  • Gunther and Hagen, the passing bold knights, faithlessly let cry a-hunting in the woods, that with sharp spears they would hunt boars and bears and bison.

    The Nibelungenlied

  • She waited patiently while the man slowly and as we thought faithlessly urged the mule to the parapet; then, when she put out her hands and leaned forward to take her seat, the mule inched softly away and left her to recover her balance at the risk of a fall on the other side.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • Most cheap editions of another Dublin masterwork, Gulliver's Travels, modernize Swift as faithlessly as Mr. Rose did Joyce.

    'Making the Wrong Joyce': An Exchange

  • Speak as some men may, faithlessly, concerning religion, where is the man who would not feel safer should he know that the engineer and conductor of his train were Christians? men not only caring for others, but themselves especially cared for.

    The Bay State Monthly — Volume 1, No. 6, June, 1884

  • Himself had brought it about -- that the elder should serve the younger -- instead of faithlessly and sinfully hurrying it on himself, and bringing down upon himself and his home all this misery?

    Little Folks (November 1884) A Magazine for the Young

  • (Cosquin, No. 1), where the extraordinary companions also appear, they turn out to be rascals, who faithlessly desert the hero.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • Analogous to this exploit is Sandapal's capture of the king of the fishes, after his father has faithlessly pushed him overboard into the deep sea (c).

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • By this concession, reluctantly granted and faithlessly executed, the first recognition was made of the existence of a large and powerful body of dissidents from the Roman Catholic Church.

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • How can she acquit her conscience of having deliberately and faithlessly renounced one who was so true to her?

    An Outcast or, Virtue and Faith


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