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They created well-intentioned rules—which most mendacious lobbyists have found a way to ignore legally.

Ross Douthat wrote in The New York Times that the media coverage of the bill was “mendacious” and “hysterical.”

Why call his speech before the United Nations “defamatory and venomous… full of mendacious propaganda?”

Erdogan's description of Israeli behavior toward the Palestinians as "genocidal" is mendacious and inflammatory.

But too few Democrats—and almost no media commentators—have countered the mendacious right-wing storyline.

For the mendacious history confuses two entirely distinct persons—Eugenius and Eirenæus Philalethes.

True national dignity and glory lie in right doing, and humiliation comes only from public dishonour and a mendacious diplomacy.

Splendidly mendacious in these pages as he was in life, Barras posed always as the man on horseback of his "13 Vendmiaire."

The signification of the studies of antiquity hitherto pursued: obscure; mendacious.

"My watch was twenty minutes fast, and I had given him up," said Brimmer, with mendacious effrontery.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mendacious, such as: deceitful, deceptive, duplicitous, equivocating, erroneous, and fallacious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.