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Mendacious 1100 Words You Need Week 19 Day 2

Mendacious 1100 Words You Need

Mendacious 1100 Words You Need

/menˈdeɪ.ʃəs/ (adj)

not truthful, dishonest, false, unreliable, misleading, deceitful, lying, inaccurate, spurious, fallacious:

The most virulent enemy of this colony, the most flagrant detractor of the resources of this colony, had never ventured to make a mendacious statement as that—a statement which was absolutely untrue. He reiterated and he had made the statement before, giving every honorable member an opportunity of criticizing and of rebutting it —that the railways of the country, although too expensively and too lavishly equipped and furnished, were good sound honest railways, and that the money borrowed by the colony could he obtained by the sale of these lines at any time.

Source: The book, Parliamentary Debates, Volume 70

Antonyms: truthful, honest

Noun: mendacity, mendaciousness

Adverb: mendaciously

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