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backstabber

One who attacks or betrays someone in a deceitful, underhanded, or treacherous way. He proved to be a backstabber in business, assaulting the character of his competition to get ahead in the game. I thought Mary was my friend, but then she said those mean things behind my back. She turned out to be nothing but a backstabber.
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Senator retired Gen Abdul Qayyum described the opposition senators who had either voted for Sadiq Sanjrani or deliberately wasted their votes as cowards and backstabbers. He regretted that a list of possible 'defectors' circulating on social media also included his name and offered his resignation to the party chief.
'14 betrayers and backstabbers. Should be identified, named, shamed and sorted out,' she tweeted.
Indeed he slammed some for lack office, having a personality cult and being backstabbers. Every one of which he could of used against his main man, including possibly liar and serial cheat to boot.
The Tory party backstabbers have shown their true colours, turning on a failed leader with a dog-eat-dog mindset to preserve their own interests to stay in power.
Similar to Run With The Wolves, Flint's lyrics on this track are openly confrontational and aggressive, laying out how he feels about backstabbers and liars.
Presumably they are happy with the Prime Minister bending over backwards to accommodate the backstabbers in her own party?
class="MsoNormalspan xml:lang="EN-GBThey believe everyone should "pambana na hali yake" because so-called friends are just backstabbers.
Kadir Jasin has slammed 'hypocrites and backstabbers' who were now making a comeback after previously shunning Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad during Datuk Seri Najib Razak's administration.
Marriyum said that the Pakistan People's Party keeps on chanting that Bhutto is alive, however, he got martyred today.She claimed that the ones who are backstabbers were exposedbefore the public today.
It is surely not news that the Trump White House is a den of backstabbers and incompetents or that Stephen K.
In his speech today, Zardari said that the party would not side with backstabbers in coming elections.
She further said she is not among the 'backstabbers' as well as not 'answerable' to anyone.
It is simply not true - and talk about stabbing, well they are the only backstabbers I can see.
Too breezy and normal a voice and you are in danger of sounding like you really are taking the Mick - you can visualise that, as you speak, the boss mouthing "nowt wrong with him" to the smirking bottomkissers, Quislings, sycophants and backstabbers that make up their inner court.