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Deceitful or unfaithful.‘shame on you and your devious, false-hearted marketing’
- ‘He secured a number of London engagements, in which he was well received, and on 4 June 1870 he appeared in a new play, Two Roses, by James Albery, in which the role of the pretentious and false-hearted Digby Grant suited him admirably.’
- ‘Here's adieu to all false-hearted true loves.’
- ‘They were men of true, faithful and public spirits, not false-hearted.’
- ‘She came to inquire whether the swain who kept her company, and had promised to marry her, would keep his word or be false-hearted.’
- ‘That is a perennial weakness of princes - a penchant for false-hearted favourites.’
- ‘"You false-hearted knave," he added, turning to Carfax, "your doom is sealed."’
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