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lying1

ly·ing1

lying1

 
pronunciation:
laI Ing
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: the telling of lies.
synonyms:
falsehood, untruthfulness
antonyms:
honesty
similar words:
crookedness, deceitfulness, deception, dishonesty, double-dealing, fibbing, two-facedness
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part of speech: adjective
definition: deliberately untruthful; dishonest; false.
synonyms:
mendacious, untruthful
antonyms:
honest
similar words:
crooked, devious, dishonest, duplicitous, false, two-faced
 
part of speech: verb
definition: present participle of lie1.