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Honest vs. Treacherous — What's the Difference?

Honest vs. Treacherous — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Honest and Treacherous

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Honest

Marked by or displaying integrity; upright
An honest lawyer.
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Treacherous

Guilty of or characterized by betrayal of confidence or trust; perfidious.
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Honest

Not deceptive or fraudulent; genuine
Honest weight.
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Treacherous

Characterized by unforeseen or hidden hazards; dangerous or deceptive
Treacherous waters.
Treacherous footing.
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Honest

Equitable; fair
Honest wages for an honest day's work.
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Treacherous

Exhibiting treachery.
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Honest

Characterized by truth; not false
Honest reporting.
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Treacherous

Deceitful; inclined to betray.
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Honest

Sincere; frank
An honest critique.
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Treacherous

Unreliable; dangerous.
A treacherous mountain trail
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Honest

Of good repute; respectable.
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Treacherous

Like a traitor; involving treachery; violating allegiance or faith pledged; traitorous to the state or sovereign; perfidious in private life; betraying a trust; faithless.
Loyal father of a treacherous son.
The treacherous smile, a mask for secret hate.
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Honest

Without affectation; plain
Honest folk.
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Treacherous

Dangerously unstable and unpredictable;
Treacherous winding roads
An unreliable trestle
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Honest

Virtuous; chaste.
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Treacherous

Tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans;
Punic faith
The perfidious Judas
The fiercest and most treacherous of foes
Treacherous intrigues
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Honest

(of a person or institution) Scrupulous with regard to telling the truth; not given to swindling, lying, or fraud; upright.
We’re the most honest people you will ever come across.
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Honest

(of a statement) True, especially as far as is known by the person making the statement; fair; unbiased.
An honest account of events
Honest reporting
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Honest

In good faith; without malice.
An honest mistake
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Honest

(of a measurement device) Accurate.
An honest scale
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Honest

Authentic; full.
An honest day’s work
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Honest

Earned or acquired in a fair manner.
An honest dollar
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Honest

Open; frank.
An honest countenance
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Honest

(obsolete) Decent; honourable; suitable; becoming.
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Honest

(obsolete) Chaste; faithful; virtuous.
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Honest

(obsolete) To adorn or grace; to honour; to make becoming, appropriate, or honourable.
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Honest

(colloquial) Honestly; really.
It wasn’t my fault, honest.
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Honest

Decent; honorable; suitable; becoming.
Belong what honest clothes you send forth to bleaching!
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Honest

Characterized by integrity or fairness and straightforwardness in conduct, thought, speech, etc.; upright; just; equitable; trustworthy; truthful; sincere; free from fraud, guile, or duplicity; not false; - said of persons and acts, and of things to which a moral quality is imputed; as, an honest judge or merchant; an honest statement; an honest bargain; an honest business; an honest book; an honest confession.
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
An honest physician leaves his patient when he can contribute no farther to his health.
Look ye out among you seven men of honest report.
Provide things honest in the sight of all men.
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Honest

Open; frank; as, an honest countenance.
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Honest

Chaste; faithful; virtuous.
Wives may be merry, and yet honest too.
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Honest

To adorn; to grace; to honor; to make becoming, appropriate, or honorable.
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Honest

Not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent;
Honest lawyers
Honest reporting
An honest wage
Honest weight
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Honest

Without dissimulation; frank;
My honest opinion
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Honest

Worthy of being depended on;
A dependable worker
An honest working stiff
A reliable source of information
He was true to his word
I would be true for there are those who trust me
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Honest

Free from guile;
His answer was simple and honest
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Honest

Without pretensions;
Worked at an honest trade
Good honest food
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Honest

Habitually speaking the truth;
An honest man
A veracious witness
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Honest

Marked by truth;
Gave honest answers
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