What does mendacious mean?

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Adjective
  1. (person) Lying, untruthful or dishonest.
  2. (statement) False or untrue.
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Bring on your mendacious public relations men, your scheming politicians, your grasping fumblers in greasy tills!
It is an outright lie, a fabrication by a mendacious and unscrupulous writer.
He cannot go on being a mendacious sybarite inside and outside Parliament, and get away with it.
The mendacious fiction was framed by the chief priests and elders of the people.
And despite the fact that I've been almost exclusively mendacious since my late teens, it's not rained on me once.
Overall, Wittenberg portrays him as a petty, hypocritical, mendacious man whose primary focus was self-promotion.

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