Definition of mendacity
- to blow the whistle on mendacity and hypocrisy
- —Geoffrey Wolff
- mendacities of the singer's manager
highly fictionalized “memoirs” in which the facts were few and the mendacities many
you need to overcome this deplorable mendacity, or no one will ever believe anything you say
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: lack of honesty : the condition of being mendacious
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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