Betray and Desert


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Betray verb – To be unfaithful or disloyal to.
Desert is a synonym for betray in abandon topic. In some cases you can use "Desert" instead a verb "Betray", when it comes to topics like be disloyal.
Nearby Words: betrayal, betrayer, betraying
Synonyms for Betray


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Desert verb – To leave (a cause or party) often in order to take up another.
Betray is a synonym for desert in abandon topic. Sometimes you can use "Betray" instead a verb "Desert", if it concerns topics such as leave, throw over.
Nearby Words: deserted, desertion, deserter, deserting, desertification
Synonyms for Desert

Common collocations

friend betray friend desert friend
party betray party desert party
man betray man desert man
family betray family desert family
Other nouns: crew, time, cause, clan, times, companions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / The Passion of the Christ Trauma Conga Line True Companions: Averted with Jesus's Twelve Apostles who betray, desert or deny knowing him — except for John, who is identified as the Beloved Disciple in the Gospel of John (following Christian tradition).
  • Video Game / Legendary: The Box Deckard even uses the trope name in his PDA entry of the Desert Eagle: "Definition of the phrase 'hand cannon'..." Help Face Turn: Vivian doesn't give a damn about the Council's agenda, and actually fully expects to betray or be betrayed by them at some point down the line.
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