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Noun
The act of speaking falsehoods or dissimulating misinformation
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“Why the heck are you lying? Why are you always lying? Oh my God, stop all this lying!”
Noun
The act of traducing
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Noun
The use of expressions susceptible of a double signification
Adjective
Not telling the truth
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“You lying weasel. You handed me over and told them to do as they liked. Amyntas Perdikka heard them boasting of it this morning.”
Adjective
Suggestive of lying or insincerity
“Mr. Anderson spoke in a lying tone of voice with a sinister smile.”
Adjective
Lying down, horizontal or flat
Adjective
Incorrect or false
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Adjective
Harmful to a reputation due to being untrue
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Adjective
Placed or located on something
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 to assume, a horizontal or resting position
“You'd best lie here on this bed until your wounds heal.”
Verb
Present participle for to rest or sleep while lying down
“I've always got plenty of work to do, and I'd rather be getting on with that or taking the dog for a walk than lie in bed asleep.”
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.”
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(of an object) Present participle for to rest or be placed on a surface
“An ancient tome would lie on the altar.”
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(of something abstract) Present participle for to reside or be found
“The reality would lie somewhere between the two extremes.”
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Present participle for to remain hidden or unseen
“Just lie low and try not to draw any attention to yourself.”
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(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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