An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (of one who betrays)
a. traicionero
The neighboring tribe that we thought were our allies proved to be treacherous.La tribu cercana que creíamos que era nuestra aliada demostró ser traicionera.
We should keep an eye on the general. Power-hungry people can be treacherous.Deberíamos vigilar al general. Las personas sedientas de poder pueden ser traicioneras.
b. traidor
That treacherous woman ran away and left me with a broken heart.Esa mujer traidora se me fue y me dejó con el corazón roto.
2. (dangerous)
a. peligroso
With temperatures hovering around freezing, driving conditions are expected to be treacherous.Con temperaturas rondando el punto de congelación, las condiciones de las carreteras serán peligrosas.
b. traicionero
The sailors braved the treacherous waters of Cape Horn.Los marineros hicieron frente a las aguas traicioneras del cabo de Hornos.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person, road)
a. traicionero(a)
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treacherous [ˈtretʃərəs]
1 (disloyal) [+person] traidor; [+attempt, intention] traicionero
a treacherous act or action una traición
his treacherous actions have led to the government's downfall his treacherous attempts to depose the present leader the treaherous intentions of the enemy
2 (dangerous) [+road, bend] peligroso; [+tide, current] traicionero
the roads are treacherous tonight a trecherous bend in the road the currents are very treacherous the tides can be treacherous
treacherous road or driving conditions condiciones peligrosas para la conducción
if you're driving anywhere take extra care as conditions will be treacherous tonight
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