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perjury

per·ju·ry

perjury

 
 
pronunciation:
puhr j ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: perjuries
definition: the intentional giving of false testimony under oath in a court or other official proceeding.
He decided he would commit perjury rather than reveal the truth about what he'd seen.
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derivation: perjurious (adj.)
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