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
Examples of lying in a Sentence
I do not want to be the leader. I refuse to be the leader. I want to live darkly and richly in my femaleness. I want a man lying over me, always over me. His will, his pleasure, his desire, his life, his work, his sexuality the touchstone, the command, my pivot. I don’t mind working, holding my ground intellectually, artistically; but as a woman, oh, God, as a woman I want to be dominated. I don’t mind being told to stand on my own feet, not to cling, be all that I am capable of doing, but I am going to be pursued, fucked, possessed by the will of a male at his time, his bidding.
Humility is nothing but truth, and pride is nothing but lying.
It is quite literally the most ridiculous theory I've ever heard, that telling the voters what Trump's actual record is is deceitful and lying.
If you have made a difference to even one life before you die, your living has not been in vain. When you are lying on your death bed, which we all will one day. If your conscience is guiltless and there is a smile on your face, you have made a difference.
We should n’t blame defectors but we should be careful when we see some defectors talking incoherently, making things up and lying to make themselves more valuable, i am not saying that Shin was a bad guy. He suffered at a young age. But I hope in this defector community, there will be only honesty, without any lies to make money.
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