Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/11/15 Mendacious

Mendacious (adjective)
mendacious [men-dey-shuh s]


adjective
1. telling lies, especially habitually; dishonest; lying; untruthful: a mendacious person.
2. false or untrue: a mendacious report.

Antonyms
1, 2. veracious.

Origin: 1610-20; < Latin mendāci- (see mendacity ) + -ous

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