perjury

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  • noun

Synonyms for perjury

lying under oath

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Synonyms for perjury

criminal offense of making false statements under oath

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not satisfied by false testimony provided as a result of confusion,
The tribunal's investigation of the killing has seen several acknowledged instances of false testimony.
Hezbollah and its allies have also questioned the credibility of the investigation, accusing it of relying on false testimony and telephone records that Israeli spies could have manipulated.
With major modifications, I defend both horns, drawing an extended comparison between argument and testimony, concluding that we are far more vulnerable to false persuasion than false testimony and that this vulnerability is not answered by the possibility of reductios.
Although the jury acquitted Jewell of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, Judge Holmes said the evidence presented by the prosecution showed that he did give false testimony in a 1997 deposition in North Carolina.
He was accused of taking a bribe to give false testimony in a trial the Italian PM faced over his business dealings.
You shall not give false testimony against your fellow blogger.
The House of Representatives committee on antiterrorism and Iraq reconstruction affairs and the House of Councillors committee on foreign affairs and defense will submit the complaints under the names of their respective chairmen to prosecutors later in the day for alleged false testimony in violation of the Diet Testimony Law, committee members said.
It's not every day that neuroscience and dance find themselves onstage together, but Cuban choreographer Marianela Boan will do a bit of brainy experimentation in False Testimony.
history to have been found guilty in a court of law of ``willfully providing false testimony,'' resulting in his disbarment?
That is, what he thought was the real thing--his having given false testimony in a court of law--turns out to have been a staged thing from which he, like all dramatic audiences, now may learn to do "the right thing.
They wanted me to give false testimony against Saddam Hussein in an American military base in March or April 2004", added the anonymous witness who was 14 at the time of the assassination attempt.
Fujii is also on trial at the district court for instructing Tada to make false testimony.
Not a Biblical word this one, and I did check the concordance, but the meaning of the word is covered in the Ninth of the Ten Commandments: "Do not give false testimony against your neighbour".