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 Meanings and Examples of PERFIDY
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perfidy
 n.  act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust reposed; faithlessness; treachery
Classic Sentence:
1  "Provided I understand your perfidy, sir, and succeed in making you understand that I will be revenged, I shall be reasonable enough," said Albert furiously.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 88. The Insult.
2  And thus the people of Etruria, through the avarice and perfidy of the Gauls, were at once defrauded of their money and disappointed of the help which they had counted on obtaining.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XLIII.
3  The guide made a negative sign with his head, which was probably perfidious.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—THE EMPEROR PUTS A QUESTION TO THE GUIDE LAC...
4  D'Artagnan had often meditated against the perfidious host one of those hearty vengeances which offer consolation while they are hoped for.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 27 THE WIFE OF ATHOS
5  The perfidious deceiver was, as may plainly be perceived, already sacrificing, in intention, the poor girl in order to obtain Milady, willy-nilly.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 33 SOUBRETTE AND MISTRESS
6  King Richard was absent a prisoner, and in the power of the perfidious and cruel Duke of Austria.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
7  One half of those vain follies were puffed into mine ear by that perfidious Abbot Wolfram, and you may now judge if he is a counsellor to be trusted.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
8  I had my own reasons for being dismayed at this apparition; too well I remembered the perfidious hints given by Mrs. Reed about my disposition, &c.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
9  But, throughout, my life has resembled a barque tossed on the crests of perfidious billows.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER II
Example Sentence:
1  It was the strain of a forsaken lady, who, after bewailing the perfidy of her lover, calls pride to her aid.
2  When Caesar realized that Brutus had betrayed him, he reproached his perfidious friend.