lying, prevarication, fabrication(noun)
the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
of Lie, to tell a falsehood
of Lie, to be supported horizontally
Lying is a 2006 American independent experimental film starring Chloë Sevigny and Jena Malone, Leelee Sobieski, as well as Henry Gummer. It was directed by video artist M. Blash. It premiered at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival Directors Fortnight and had a limited US release in 2008, with a DVD release following in May 2009. The film was given a small theatrical re-release in September 2009. While the film follows a fairly loose, ambiguous narrative, it focuses on a group of acquaintances who spend the weekend together at a remote country house; the situation becomes complex throughout the days, though, as one of the women turns out to be a pathological liar.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lī′ing, adj. addicted to telling lies.—n. the habit of telling lies.—adv. Ly′ingly.
lī′ing, adj. being in a horizontal position.—n. Ly′ing-in, the confinement of women during child-bearing—also adj.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The situation of a whale when favourable for sticking--the "lie" usually occurs after feeding.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
To be actually stationed or quartered in a given place. In-lying and out-lying pickets. See Picket.
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The numerical value of lying in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of lying in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Shes just had, kind of ongoing, late-in-the-season tightness, weve been able to treat it and its responded pretty well. But its the one nightmare Ive had the last month, is seeing her lying on her back.
Talent, lying in the understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason or imagination, rarely or never.
The facility at Oakden was like something out of the 19th century, bob was lying on a bed with just a sheet underneath him, there was no seat on the toilet, only paper towels in the bathroom. It was like a prison.
We don’t realize that even the chair and the table lying in front of us are made up of molecules and atoms that are moving with life.
Get out of automobiles. Do not try to outrun a tornado in your car, leave it immediately. If you’re outside, go to a ditch or low-lying area and lie flat in it, stay away from fallen power lines and stay out of damaged areas.
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