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synonyms for mendacious

  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • duplicitous
  • erroneous
  • fallacious
  • false
  • fibbing
  • fraudulent
  • insincere
  • lying
  • paltering
  • perfidious
  • perjured
  • prevaricating
  • shifty
  • spurious
  • untrue
  • untruthful
  • wrong
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antonyms for mendacious

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  • frank
  • honest
  • sincere
  • truthful
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How to use mendacious in a sentence

For the mendacious history confuses two entirely distinct persons—Eugenius and Eirenæus Philalethes.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
True national dignity and glory lie in right doing, and humiliation comes only from public dishonour and a mendacious diplomacy.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
Splendidly mendacious in these pages as he was in life, Barras posed always as the man on horseback of his "13 Vendmiaire."
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
The signification of the studies of antiquity hitherto pursued: obscure; mendacious.
WE PHILOLOGISTS, VOLUME 8 (OF 18)FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
"My watch was twenty minutes fast, and I had given him up," said Brimmer, with mendacious effrontery.
THE CRUSADE OF THE EXCELSIORBRET HARTE
Of his character as a man Sir Samuel Baker speaks in the most unflattering terms; he was grasping, mean, mendacious, and a coward.
SOME HEROES OF TRAVELW. H. DAVENPORT ADAMS
He might have been an adventurer, a Captain of Kopenick of the day, who had poured a gallant but mendacious tale into her ears.
SIMON THE JESTERWILLIAM J. LOCKE
“Points” are given by one operator to another with the same mendacious glibness as of yore.
THE ARENAVARIOUS
As it was, the campaign of 1813 opened with a reverse which it was vainly endeavoured to cloak by mendacious bulletins.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 60, NO. 373, NOVEMBER 1846VARIOUS
Most of them include the mendacious narrative of the pretended descent of the Mississippi.
LA SALLE AND THE DISCOVERY OF THE GREAT WESTFRANCIS PARKMAN
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