betray

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  • How could they have spent the money in their own village without betraying themselves? Cited from A Book of English Prose, by Percy Lubbock
  • Too afraid to directly betray him, they all put their support behind you.
  • He also tells her that one of her friends will betray her.
  • Many feel that they have betrayed themselves or their friends and family.
  • She charged them also not to leave anything about which might betray them. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Eventually he married her when she threatened to betray him to the local police.
  • He then orders that his wife be burned along with those who betrayed him.
  • That way they both want to make sure that they don't betray each other.
  • A light would betray them, but without it they could do nothing. Cited from Canoe Boys and Campfires, by William Murray Graydon
  • But when a new emperor takes power, her family is betrayed by her own brother and killed.
  • This however made her certain enemies, members of her own royal staff who would betray her.
  • In the course of living her life, she meets three men who betray her.
  • It is only after his death that she is to betray him.
  • This fire betrays the fact that no boat is being built here. Cited from The Submarine Boys' Trial Trip, by Victor G. Durham
  • After the war, he realized he had been taught lies and felt betrayed.
  • He must find words to thank her, but how could he without betraying all? Cited from Marion's Faith, by Charles King
  • This method betrays itself along the whole history of our personal relations. Cited from Essays, by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Are certain to betray us and to bring the enemy down here. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Do you not betray me and hand my life to the enemies?
  • The network was betrayed and most of its leading members were arrested.
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Meaning of betray

  • verb Reveal unintentionally
    Her smile betrayed her true feelings
  • verb Deliver to an enemy by treachery
    Judas sold Jesus, The spy betrayed his country