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"You speak with marvellous accuracy, Master Lawson," returned the perjurer.

Not to believe Him is to make Him both a liar and a perjurer.

Harold had been branded a perjurer for abjuring a forced oath.

Guido swooned and awoke in his cell, an assassin, a thief, a perjurer.

You will there find seated a God who is merciless to the perjurer.

Later history will write against his name, "deceiver, perjurer and bigamist."

He had to punish the perjurer, to avenge the wrongs of the saints.

His work would not have been done, if another had stepped in to chastise the perjurer.

Glabrio denounced Cato as a perjurer, but yet retired from his candidature.

The jury had stamped his story as a lie and stigmatized him, by their action, as a perjurer.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c. "swear falsely" (implied in perjured; late 13c. in Anglo-French), from Old French parjurer "to break one's word, renege on a promise" (11c.), from Latin periurare "to swear falsely, break one's oath" (see perjury). Reflexive sense is from 18c.

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