Definition of treason:
perfidiousness, factious revolt, duplicity, perfidy, imposition, aid and comfort to the enemy, cheating, seditionary act, dishonesty, treachery, artifice, trick, deceit, deception, subversiveness, treacherousness, swindle, traitorousness, disloyalty, seditiousness, swindling, trust, crime, cheat, imposture, fraud, betrayal, high treason, seditious act, revolution, lese-majesty.
I am speaking no treason, but am only explaining why our larder is empty, save some black bread, and some pig's flesh we bought an hour ago; besides, this youth is scarce likely to be one of the duke's spies.- "By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic", G.A. Henty.
As she made no confession of her treason I did not accuse her, and perhaps it was owing to a movement of her conscience that at our parting she drew me to her near enough for a kiss to come of itself.- "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
- "A Victor of Salamis", William Stearns Davis.