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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make oneself guilty of giving false testimony under oath.

Usage examples (33)
  • There's no trust, no faith, no honesty in men; all perjured, all forsworn, all naught, all dissemblers.
  • For example, the English verb to perjure is reflexive, since one can only perjure oneself.
  • Did he perjure himself and did he obstruct justice?
  • “It would be wise not to perjure yourself,” he said. for more
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