What is the meaning of treacherous?

adjective

  • Dangerously unstable and unpredictable.
    • usage: "treacherous winding roads"; "an unreliable trestle"
  • Tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans.
    • usage: "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues"
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