mendaciously
adverb see mendacious

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  • mendaciously — adverb /mɛnˈdeɪʃəsli/ In a lying or deceitful manner. As a politician, he was very adept at speaking mendaciously in public. Syn: deceitfully See Also: mendacious, mendaciousness …   Wiktionary

  • mendaciously — mendacious ► ADJECTIVE ▪ untruthful. DERIVATIVES mendaciously adverb mendacity noun. ORIGIN Latin mendax lying …   English terms dictionary

  • Mendaciously — Mendacious Men*da cious, a. [L. mendax, acis, lying, cf. mentiri to lie.] 1. Given to deception or falsehood; lying; as, a mendacious person. [1913 Webster] 2. False; counterfeit; containing falsehood; as, a mendacious statement. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mendaciously — See mendacious. * * * …   Universalium

  • mendaciously — men deɪʃəslɪ adv. falsely, in an untrue manner, dishonestly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mendaciously — men·da·cious·ly …   English syllables

  • mendaciously — See: mendacious …   English dictionary

  • mendaciously — adverb in a mendacious and untruthful manner I told him, quite untruthfully, that I had just returned from leave • Syn: ↑untruthfully • Ant: ↑truthfully (for: ↑untruthfully) • Derived from adjecti …   Useful english dictionary

  • mendacious — mendaciously, adv. mendaciousness, n. /men day sheuhs/, adj. 1. telling lies, esp. habitually; dishonest; lying; untruthful: a mendacious person. 2. false or untrue: a mendacious report. [1610 20; < L mendaci (see MENDACITY) + OUS] Ant. 1, 2.… …   Universalium

  • untruthfully — adverb in a mendacious and untruthful manner I told him, quite untruthfully, that I had just returned from leave • Syn: ↑mendaciously • Ant: ↑truthfully • Derived from adjective: ↑untruthful, ↑mendacious …   Useful english dictionary

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