promise-breaker love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who breaks or fails to make good his promises.


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  • "A 'maybe' protects us from being a promise-breaker," says Gerald Goodman, professor emeritus of clinical psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles.

    The Many Powers of Maybe

  • If Democracy Watch loses, the court will rule that Prime Minister Harper is a dishonest promise-breaker because he failed to keep his 2006 election promise to pass a law fixing election dates, said Conacher.

    Peace, order and good government, eh?: September 2009 Archives

  • I'll write again soon -- Med school's turned me into such a promise-breaker!

    I'm done!

  • There he goes again, Jimmy Carter, tyrant therapist and diplomatic free-lancer in North Korea and Haiti, has a new mission - bringing peace to the Balkans -- at the behest of Radovan Karadzic, Bosnian Serb leader and promise-breaker extraordinaire.

    Nobel Warrior?

  • It also minimizes the period of damage when a promise-breaker behaves badly.

    Does Virginia Need A Two-Term Governor ?

  • But wouldst thou think, that this haughty promise-breaker could resolve as she does, absolutely and for ever to renounce me for what passed last night?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • ‘Stop, you promise-breaker,’ shrieked he; ‘you have slipped through my hands once, but wait till I catch you again!’

    The Crimson Fairy Book

  • Vali was forthwith seized and bound as a promise-breaker, and sent to reside in the nether regions.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • Believe it, my lord, in mine own direct knowledge, without any malice, but to speak of him as my kinsman, he’s a most notable coward, an infinite and endless liar, an hourly promise-breaker, the owner of no one good quality worthy your lordship’s entertainment.

    Act III. Scene VI. All’s Well that Ends Well

  • Thumbietot was very indignant to think that in this way he had been forced to become a promise-breaker.

    Further Adventures of Nils


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