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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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  • That city official had mendacity which was not known until the money was stolen.
  • Vic, your mendacity is so very earnest, it is amusing.
  • Luther is charged with mendacity, that is, he is said to have lied.
  • Further proof of his mendacity will be his attendance at the UN Climate Change Conference in Denmark. for more
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  • The lonely tycoon tried endearing himself to others with stories of his childhood "mendicity" (the condition of being a beggar); yet when those tales proved false, he was quickly shunned for his "mendacity" (the quality of being dishonest).
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