August 29, 2014
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.
Try out our NEW CliffsNotes Test Prep!
Word of the Week: Flummox