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  • adv. In a traitorous manner; treacherously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a traitorous manner; in violation of allegiance and trust; treacherously; perfidiously.

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

  • adv. in a disloyal and faithless manner


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  • TONE -- "Stripping this charge of the technicality of its terms, it means, I presume, by the word traitorously, that I have been found in arms against the soldiers of the King in my native country.

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  • The word is out that Heldridge has acted traitorously against his Regional Lord, so he has no access to funds, the Vampire Executive International Network has placed a bounty on him, and he will have trouble finding anyone who will speak to him and not betray him.

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  • Fauxlivia is in federal custody for traitorously trying to cross over to our world; Peter is in a coma following his ill-fated attempt to enter the big-bang machine; and Astrid remains the only cast regular without some sort of a link to Nina Sharp.

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  • Despite the voting blocs, and the age-old system in which one country votes for its neighbour with the exception of Ireland who – traitorously, according to the hysterical reaction on Twitter – failed to back Blue this is what happens when you have, as Eurovision does, an alternative voting system.

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  • Worse, they have clearly, deliberately and traitorously acceded all powers and authority to Downing Street.

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  • “Nice to meet you,” she lied, hating his smirk, hating the fact that her body still responded traitorously to his touch.

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  • Matter is the story of three siblings whose father, King Hausk, conqueror of the 8th level of the Shellword Sursamen, is traitorously murdered by his right-hand man Mertis tyl Loesp during the final battle of conquest.

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  • You know, the ship the Israeli attach on which the Johnson Administration sat traitorously still?

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  • I could feel the jolt of each stroke deep in my belly, and cringed from it, even as my hips rose traitorously to welcome it.

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  • Mistress Claire Beauchamp, an English lady of Oxford, finding herself set upon by highwaymen and her servant most traitorously killed, fled into the forests of your lands, where she was discovered and rescued by myself and my men.

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