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Word of the Day 12/01/21 Perfidy

Perfidy (noun)
perfidy [ pur-fi-dee ]


noun, plural per·fi·dies.
1. deliberate breach of faith or trust; faithlessness; treachery: perfidy that goes unpunished.
2. an act or instance of faithlessness or treachery.

WORDS RELATED TO PERFIDY
betrayal, bunco, corruption, disaffection, dodge, double-dealing, duplicity, fake, falseness, flimflam, gyp, infidelity, perfidiousness, put on, racket, scam, sellout, spoof, treason, whitewash

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SYNONYM STUDY FOR PERFIDY
See disloyalty.

Origin: 1585–95; < Latin perfidia faithlessness, equivalent to perfid(us) faithless, literally, through (i.e., beyond the limits of) faith (per-per- + fid(ēs) faith + -us adj. suffix) + -ia-y

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