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To betray someone that has one's trust
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“He couldn't possibly betray his own brother by advising the preacher against giving him Alice's hand in marriage.”
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To inform on someone to the authorities
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“A fake identity would mean Orson would have had a difficult time trying to find him or betray him to the authorities if he turned against him.”
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To divulge or expose (confidential or secret) information
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“Members promised not to betray certain details of the pact they had made.”
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To exhibit or be evidence of
“Joseph was radiant, but occasionally his face would betray his fear and dismay.”
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To attract or lure by temptation
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“I vowed never to betray her with false expressions of security.”
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To let someone down by abandoning or neglecting them
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To decrease the value, character, or quality of
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To defy or be disloyal to someone
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To return to a place after having been there at a previous time
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To give away (something valuable) for the purpose of gaining something else
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To break one's word or promise
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Go back on one's word
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To accuse of wrongdoing
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To (violently) pillage or plunder a place or area
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