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synonyms for mendacity

  • deceit
  • deception
  • prevarication
  • falsehood
  • falsification
  • fraud
  • lie
  • lying
  • untruth
  • untruthfulness
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antonyms for mendacity

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  • frankness
  • honesty
  • openness
  • truth
  • truthfulness
  • uprightness
  • sincerity
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How to use mendacity in a sentence

In the film, based on Jennifer Vogel’s memoir Flim Flam Man, Jennifer comes to believe her father’s mendacity is “wedded to his shame and disappointment.”
FROM STILLWATER TO SWEET GIRL, A NEW CROP OF MOVIES EXPLORES THE PLIGHT OF MODERN DADSBELINDA LUSCOMBEAUGUST 18, 2021TIME
A surprising person Henri, with his worn uniform and his capacity for kindly mendacity.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
"Of course, I didn't really think she was my aunt," he said, with the easy mendacity of childhood.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
With characteristic mendacity, the duke spread the report that the prisoner had died a natural death.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Nothing is more revolting, but nothing is more characteristic of the Queen, than her shameless mendacity.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
"Religious mania; hysterical mendacity," a doctor diagnosed it, with a pompous frown.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
Walburgar, writing in the following century, is not much less tolerant of judicial mendacity.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
"It was only Gabe," said Olly, with the ready mendacity of swift feminine tact.
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
"Oh, I got an engagement with some friends of mine," she said with spontaneous mendacity.
JOAN THURSDAYLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Thus embarked upon his career of mendacity the artist in Tam compelled him to complete the picture.
TAM O' THE SCOOTSEDGAR WALLACE
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