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Definition of Perfidy

Perfidy
Perfidy Per"fi*dy (p[~e]r"f[i^]*d[y^]), n.; pl. Perfidies (-d[i^]z). [L. perfidia, fr. L. perfidus faithless; per (cf. Skr. par[=a] away) + fides faith: cf. F. perfidie. See Faith.] The act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust reposed; faithlessness; treachery. The ambition and perfidy of tyrants. --Macaulay. His perfidy to this sacred engagement. --DeQuincey.

Meaning of Perfidy from wikipedia

- In the context of war, perfidy is a form of deception in which one side promises to act in good faith (such as by raising a flag of truce) with the intention...
- Perfidy may refer to: Perfidy in war, a criminal form of deception, in which one side promises to act in good faith (e.g. by raising a flag of surrender)...
- Perfidy (Serbo-Croatian: Nevjera) is a 1953 Yugoslavian drama film directed by Vladimir Pogačić. It was entered into the 1953 Cannes Film Festival. Marija...
- Perfidy is a book written by Ben Hecht in 1961. The book describes the events surrounding the 1954–1955 Kastner trial in Jerusalem. The book is based...
- deepest lake, the Allegheny Reservoir, also known as Kinzua Lake, and Lake Perfidy among the Seneca. Quaker Lake, a smaller artificial lake that empties into...
- The Treachery of Images (French: La Trahison des images) is a 1929 painting by surrealist painter René Magritte. It is also known as This is Not a Pipe...
- The Perfidy of Mary is a 1913 silent film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Dorothy Gish and Mae Marsh as cousins Rose and Mary, with Walter Miller...
- torturing, destroying civilian property, taking hostages, performing a perfidy, raping, using child soldiers, pillaging, declaring that no quarter will...
- are added. Article 37 prohibits perfidy. It identifies four types of perfidy and differentiates ruses of war from perfidy. Article 42 outlaws attacks on...
- "Perfidia" (Spanish for "perfidy", meaning faithlessness, treachery or betrayal) is a song written by Alberto Domínguez (1911–1975), a Mexican composer...
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