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mendacity

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1 a statement known by its maker to be untrue and made in order to deceive
  • highly fictionalized "memoirs" in which the facts were few and the mendacities many

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The first known use of mendacity was in 1646

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“Mendacity.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mendacity. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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