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traitorous adj
1 deliberately and abominably disloyal or likely to betray trust or confidence; "the faithless Benedict Arnold"; "a lying traitorous insurrectionist" [syn: faithless, unfaithful]
2 constituting treason; "a traitorous act"; "treasonable acts like sabotage" [syn: treasonable, treasonous]

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  1. Characteristic of a traitor; disloyal
  2. Constituting treason; treasonable or seditious


  • Greek: προδοτικός

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