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Face of a Five of Swords tarot card}

Five of Swords

Represents defeat, betrayal, and conflict.

The Five of Swords is a card that typically represents conflict, defeat, and betrayal. It can indicate a situation where there are winners and losers, with the winner being someone who has used cunning or underhanded tactics to emerge victorious. In some cases, it may also suggest a need to let go of grudges or past hurts in order to move on. Overall, this card suggests a time of tension and potential for strife, but also an opportunity to learn from mistakes and find new ways forward.