Word of the Week: Perfidious
Posted on 29 August 2014 by CliffsNotes
Word: PERFIDIOUS (adj)
Synonyms: untrue, betraying, deceitful
1. I was being perfidious when I told my brother I wouldn’t eat his gummy worms because the second he left the kitchen, I ate them.
2. In Dante’s Inferno, perfidious individuals are punished in the ninth circle of hell for their betrayal.
3. To avoid being perfidious, one should tell the truth and be loyal.