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Today's Word "mendacious"

Given to deception on

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mendacious \men-DAY-shuhs\ (adjective) - 1 : Given to deception or falsehood; lying; untruthful; as, a mendacious person. 2 : False; untrue; as, a mendacious statement.

"While Jason's writings, speeches, and decisions supplied crucial evidence they also contained mendacious elements, gaps, and camouflage."

Mendacious is from Latin mendax, mendac-, "lying."

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