Mendacities
Mendacity Men*dac"i*ty, n.; pl. {Mendacities}. [L. mendacitas.] 1. The quality or state of being mendacious; a habit of lying. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. A falsehood; a lie. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Lying; deceit; untruth; falsehood. [1913 Webster]


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