One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘The snow is treacherously soft: I can't cross where I'd planned.’
- ‘It rained heavily during the afternoon, which made the stages very muddy and treacherously slippy.’
- ‘As it was, hopeful rather than thoughtful balls were plummeted into a two man full-forward line that had virtually no chance of securing possession given the tendency of the ball to skid away from them on the treacherously greasy surface.’
- ‘But I made an exception for this very tiny stretch of road, along this particularly treacherously dangerous, high-traffic road.’
- ‘I defy anyone who hasn't read the book to decipher this film, to understand the implications, motivations and emotional complexities of a story dependent on treacherously subtle codes of conduct.’
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