TREASON in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TREASON
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treason
 n.  disloyalty; betrayal of trust or confidence
Classic Sentence:
1  But with Ona's dead body beneath his eyes, Jurgis could not well think of treason to his child.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
2  Some ran furiously to the water's edge, beating the air with frantic gestures, while others spat upon the element, to resent the supposed treason it had committed against their acknowledged rights as conquerors.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
3  "You are accused of high treason," said the cardinal, slowly.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 14 THE MAN OF MEUNG
4  Indeed," said the cardinal, "whatever repugnance I may have to directing my mind to such a treason, your Majesty compels me to think of it.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL
5  Ah, monsieur," returned Julie, "it is treason in my brother to bring you thus, but he never has any regard for his poor sister.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 50. The Morrel Family.
6  When I buckled on Sergius's sword he looked so noble: it was treason to think of disillusion or humiliation or failure.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT I
7  "If there were treason, or proofs of secret relations with Napoleon, they would have been made public," he said with warmth and haste.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XXI
8  When the record of modern treasons was examined, that was the first thing which made its appearance.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—A GROUP WHICH BARELY MISSED BECOMING HISTORIC
Example Sentence:
1  Thirteen people have been charged with treason — an offence which can carry the death penalty.
2  The new law will put official corruption on the same legal footing as treason.
3  Richter is accused of committing treason against the state.
4  According to the United States Constitution, a person must commit an overt act before he may be tried for treason.
5  Strict, treason is an extremely serious charge, and it should never be made lightly.
6  His words, though not treasonous in themselves, were calculated to arouse thoughts of sedition.