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1(of person) mendacidad feminine literary(of report) falsedad feminine
- His history of mendacity is so intense and so long lasting that he wouldn't understand the truth if he fell over it.
- It may be that some people you encounter are so deeply ingrained with malice, avarice, mendacity and all the perversity our heritage can inflict on us that they are beyond redemption.
- Deceit, avarice and mendacity seem to be the main qualities displayed by successive governments and that leads to unsafe times for us little folks.
- When will they be held accountable for their mendacity?
- I have never understood this: I understand the ethical concerns surrounding infidelity, since mendacity is involved.
- Hopefully, he will never know that there had been two delivery charges paid (for there were two deliveries, after all) plus a tenner to the driver for his mendacity.
- Three hours is an awful long time in the cinema just to have that condescending truism lowered on us - in any case distorted and exaggerated to the point of mendacity.
- There are examples of his mendacity - or his faculty for memory-loss and myth-making - that will affect people's lives.
- This is a statement shot through with mendacity.
- Companies which allocate blank cheques to management teams with a proven record of failure and mendacity, get what they deserve.
- What's more, the obvious mendacity of the statement renders the argument faulty and therefore a clear case of sophistry.
- However, his aversion to marriage, his offbeat attitude to parenthood and his serial mendacity may be rooted rather closer to home in his own life.
- Face it, he is almost pathological in either his mendacity or in his self-deception.
- If Ann is guilty of objective mendacity in print, I should very much like to see it pointed out.
- It did not matter to this grand pooh-bah of the punditocracy that the ads were pure mendacity from start to finish.
- As the city gasps for fiscal air, it's only fair to be clear that the city's budget difficulties are a result of provincial mendacity and not local mismanagement.
- He cleans it up for TV or interviews, but his show is is truly a sickening display of raging mendacity.
- It's a long turgid document of breathtaking mendacity.
- His speculations in this regard, while intriguing, are teased from the silent ether and rely heavily on the fact of her general mendacity.
- We demand that the media present the facts in an even-handed manner, investigate indications of corruption and mendacity, and spare us the trivia.
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