One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not telling the truth.‘he's a lying, cheating, snake in the grass’
untruthful, false, dishonest, mendacious, perfidious, deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, duplicitous, dissimulating, dissembling, double-dealing, two-faced, janus-faced, guileful, underhand, disingenuousView synonyms
- ‘I SO much want to tell him what a lying bastard he is and how much his hostile betrayal hurt me.’
- ‘Getting out of that situation was the absolute nadir of my barefaced lying career.’
- ‘This fear of God's rejection is not only caused by the lying accusations of the devil.’
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