backstabber


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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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