perjure


per·jure

transitive verb \ˈpər-jər\
per·juredper·jur·ing \ˈpər-jə-riŋ, ˈpərj-riŋ\

Definition of PERJURE

1
:  to make a perjurer of (oneself)
2
obsolete :  to cause to commit perjury

Origin of PERJURE

Anglo-French parjurer, perjurer, from Latin perjurare, from per- detrimentally, for the worse + jurare to swear — more at per-, jury
First Known Use: 1535

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