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liar

li·ar

liar

 
 
pronunciation:
laI r
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who speaks lies instead of truth.
Some things he had told her simply didn't ring true, and she suspected him of being a liar.
synonyms:
prevaricator
similar words:
dissembler, fabulist, falsifier, fibber, pretender, slanderer, storyteller
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The words liar and lyre sound alike but have different meanings. To find out why a music teacher would rather have a lyre in class than a liar, look up lyre.
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