Perjurer

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Perjurer

One who lies under oath. For example, one commits perjury when one knowingly gives false testimony in a court of law. As a result, perjury is illegal in practically every jurisdiction.
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It's clearly wrong that he should be encouraging a friend to perjure himself.
His attempt to persuade his own daughter to perjure herself on his behalf may be considered the worst of them all.
I thought of him as my hero, but when I think of the allegations that police frightened witnesses and made young men perjure themselves, I think to myself 'How can I have ever felt anything about him?
Set against a brooding indigo blue sky and in a perfect multi-purpose timber framed set we see the calumny which leads to the hounding and finally the murder of John Proctor and harmless old women who refuse to perjure their consciences with false confes sions.
Even his most ardent supporters winced at the way he had been ready to allow his daughter to perjure herself for him.
THOSE who dare to perjure themselves leave an indelible stain on the fabric of our legal system.
It pointed out, "Protecting the Constitution means adherence to all its articles without arbitrary interpretation, this is a sacred task he adhered to whoever took the oath of protecting the state's law as President, law maker and members of the government, and whoever contests a Constitutional article means he perjures the oath and disavowing their responsibilities before voters.
Lebanese figures: Prosecuting perjures constitute a critical status on Lebanon's destiny.
desperate for acceptance in an all-white precinct, perjures another black man.