adverb see traitorous

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  • traitorously — adverb In a traitorous manner; treacherously. The vizier traitorously revealed the location of the hiding princess in order to save himself …   Wiktionary

  • traitorously — /treytorssliy/ In criminal pleading at common law, an essential word in indictments for treason. The offense must be laid to have been committed traitorously …   Black's law dictionary

  • Traitorously — Traitorous Trai tor*ous, a. [Cf. F. tra[^i]treux.] 1. Guilty of treason; treacherous; perfidious; faithless; as, a traitorous officer or subject. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Consisting in treason; partaking of treason; implying breach of allegiance;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • traitorously — See traitorous. * * * …   Universalium

  • traitorously — adv. disloyally, treacherously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • traitorously — trai·tor·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • traitorously — See: traitorous …   English dictionary

  • traitorously — adverb in a disloyal and faithless manner he behaved treacherously his wife played him false • Syn: ↑faithlessly, ↑treacherously, ↑treasonably, ↑false • Derived from adjective: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • traitorous — traitorously, adv. traitorousness, n. /tray teuhr euhs/, adj. 1. having the character of a traitor; treacherous; perfidious. 2. characteristic of a traitor. 3. of the nature of treason; treasonable: a traitorous act. [1350 1400; ME treterous,… …   Universalium

  • proditorie — Traitorously; treasonably …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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