Betray and Dupe


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


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Dupe verb – Fool or hoax.
Usage example: The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone

Betray is a synonym for dupe in honest topic. Sometimes you can use "Betray" instead a verb "Dupe", if it concerns topics such as mislead, fool someone.
Nearby Words: duped, dupery, duping
Synonyms for Dupe

Common collocations

people betray people dupe people
someone betray someone dupe someone
gang betray gang dupe gang
villain betray villain dupe villain
Other nouns: friends, players, heroes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Anime / Transformers: Robots in Disguise Fake Defector: Mirage pretends to betray the Autobots in "Mirage's Betrayal" so he can dupe the Predacons after learning that they put a device on him that allowed them to hear his conversations with the other Autobots.
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