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furtive furtive
/ˈfɜr tɪv /

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  • perfidy perfidy  /ˈpɜr fɪ di/ ?  betrayal of a trust

    perfidy meaning(s) 

    1. (n) betrayal of a trust
    2. (n) an act of deliberate betrayal

    Synonym(s)

    perfidy usage(s)

    1. The attack across the borders, even when the ambassador was negotiating peace, could only be termed as perfidy.
    2. Hector said that it was a case of ignominious perfidy when the authors failed to give him credit for research and analysis.
  • perfluorocarbon perfluorocarbon  a powerful greenhouse gas emitted during the production of aluminum
  • perfoliate perfoliate  (of a leaf) having the base united around (and apparently pierced by) the stem
  • perfoliate leaf perfoliate leaf  a leaf with the base united around--and apparently pierced by--the…
  • perforate perforate  /ˈpɜr fə ˌreɪt/ ?  make a hole into or between, as for ease of separation
  • perforated perforated  /ˈpɜr fə ˌreɪ təd/ ?  having a hole cut through
  • perforated eardrum perforated eardrum  an eardrum with a hole or tear in it; can interfere with normal…
  • perforating vein perforating vein  veins that accompany the perforating arteries; drain leg muscles;…
  • perforation perforation  /ˌpɜr fə ˈreɪ ʃən/ ?  a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place
  • perforce perforce  /pər ˈfɔrs/ ?  by necessity; by force of circumstance
  • perform perform  /pər ˈfɔrm/ ?  carry out or perform an action
  • performance performance  /pər ˈfɔr məns/ ?  a dramatic or musical entertainment
  • performance bond performance bond  a bond given to protect the recipient against loss in case the terms…
  • performance capability performance capability  the capability of a technological system to perform as intended
  • performer performer  /pər ˈfɔr mər/ ?  an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
  • performing performing  /pər ˈfɔr mɪŋ/ ?  the performance of a part or role in a drama
  • performing artist performing artist  an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
  • performing arts performing arts  arts or skills that require public performance
  • perfume perfume  /pər ˈfjum/ ?  a distinctive odor that is pleasant
  • perfumed perfumed  /pər ˈfjumd/ ?  filled or impregnated with perfume
  • perfumer perfumer  /pə ˈfju mə/ ?  a person who makes (and sells) perfumes
  • perfumery perfumery  /pə ˈfju mə rɪ/ ?  perfumes in general
  • perfunctorily perfunctorily  in a set manner without serious attention
  • perfunctory perfunctory  /pər ˈfəŋktə ri/ ?  as a formality only
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