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Definition 1: the Phoenician dialect of ancient Carthage - [noun denoting communication]

(punic is a kind of ...) the extinct language of an ancient Semitic people who dominated trade in the ancient world

Definition 2: of or relating to or characteristic of ancient Carthage or its people or their language - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where punic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the Punic Wars
  • Carthaginian peace

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Definition 3: tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where punic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Punic faith
  • the perfidious Judas
  • the fiercest and most treacherous of foes
  • treacherous intrigues

Synonyms for punic in the sense of this definition

(punic is similar to ...) not true to duty or obligation or promises

"an unfaithful lover"

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