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Adjective
Not telling the truth
“I SO much want to tell him what a lying bastard he is and how much his hostile betrayal hurt me.”
Noun
The act of one who lies, or keeps low to the ground
Lying is something that I will not tolerate.”
Verb
Present participle for to tell an untruth or falsehood
“You always start fidgeting and slurring your words whenever you lie.”
Verb
Present participle for to be in, or assume, a horizontal or resting position
“You'd best lie here on this bed until your wounds heal.”
Verb
(of a place) Present participle for to be situated in a specified position or direction
“Our destination would lie about twenty miles beyond the valley.”
Verb
(of an object) Present participle for to rest or be placed on a surface
“An ancient tome would lie on the altar.”
Verb
(of something abstract) Present participle for to reside or be found
“The reality would lie somewhere between the two extremes.”
Verb
Present participle for to remain hidden or unseen
“Just lie low and try not to draw any attention to yourself.”
Verb
(of a deceased person) Present participle for to be buried in a particular place
“He would lie among the remains of pontiffs from centuries past.”
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