from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Treasonable.

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  • adj. Like or in the way of treason.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Treasonable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Treasonable.

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

  • adj. having the character of, or characteristic of, a traitor


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  • Rick Perry has been rightly chided for throwing around the word "treasonous" in reference to the Fed.

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  • And when asked about the chairman of the Federal Reserve, he used the word "treasonous."

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  • Rick Perry has been rightly chided for throwing around the word "treasonous"in reference to the Fed. News

  • McCain said he was a long way off from endorsing any particular candidate, and demurred when asked to critique a handful of recent statements made by Texas Governor Rick Perry, in which he suggested global warming was a hoax and accused Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke of taking what he described as "treasonous" economic actions.

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  • Huntsman first objected to Perry's use of the word "treasonous" then later used it himself.

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  • Thus, the State Department's possibly disaproving of dual citizenship, or regarding it as vaguely treasonous, is irrelevant.

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  • throwing around the word "treasonous" in reference to the Fed.

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  • I took the tack that if one is to believe this, they are obligated, for the sake of consistency, to also maintain that hoping Obama fails is also "treasonous" - even if that entails hoping for domestic rather than foreign policy failure. - Exposing Liberal Media Bias

  • Like Charles, he saw Gimby’s death as confirming both the existence of some long-term treasonous conspiracy and its serious nature — people did not kill over a few vague descriptions of troops.

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  • A motto that would be called treasonous if uttered by throngs of blacks, Latinos or Native Americans has been deftly sculpted by conservatives into an accepted clarion call for white power.

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