lying
Pronunciation
  • (RP, GA) IPA: /ˈlaɪ.ɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of lie#English-to_rest|lie (“to rest#Verb|rest in a horizontal position”).
    • Q en
Noun

lying (plural lyings)

  1. The act of one who lies, or keeps low to the ground.
    • , Saint Augustine, Expositions on the Book of Psalms, Psalm LXIV, translated by Philip Schaff et al.
      But whom could the lyings in wait of the human heart escape?
Verb
  1. present participle of lie#English-false|lie (“to intentionally give false information”).
Noun

lying (plural lyings)

  1. An act#Noun|act of telling a lie or falsehood.
    • […] he must do it by false propositions, by lyings, and such weak discourses as none can believe but such as are born fools […]



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