CET6+ TEM8 GRE
1. trick => treachery.
来自古法语 trechier,欺骗，撒谎，可能来自拉丁语 tricari,逃避，耍诈，词源同 trick.后引申词 义背叛，不忠。-ery,表行为。
- treachery:  Despite the passing resemblance, treachery has no etymological connection with traitor or treason. In fact, its closest English relative is trick. The word was borrowed from Old French trecherie, a derivative of trichier ‘cheat’ (source of English trick).
- treachery (n.)
- "treasonable or perfidious conduct," c. 1200, from Old French trecherie, tricherie "deceit, cheating, trickery, lies" (12c.), from trechier "to cheat, deceive" (see trick (n.)).
- 1. Crook had resigned his post rather than be party to such treachery.
- 2. The combination of sex and treachery proved a copper-bottomed circulation booster.
- 3. He was deeply wounded by the treachery of close aides.
- 4. Treachery was the ultimate sin.
- 5. an act of treachery
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