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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Perjure(0.01076 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Perjure.
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English → English (WordNet)
v : knowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render
oneself guilty of perjury
English → English (gcide)
Perjure \Per"jure\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Perjured; p. pr. & vb.
n. Perjuring.] [F. parjurer, L. perjurare, perjerare; per
through, over + jurare to swear. See Jury.]
1. To cause to violate an oath or a vow; to cause to make
oath knowingly to what is untrue; to make guilty of
perjury; to forswear; to corrupt; -- often used
reflexively; as, he perjured himself.
Want will perjure
The ne'er-touched vestal. --Shak.
2. To make a false oath to; to deceive by oaths and
And with a virgin innocence did pray
For me, that perjured her. --J. Fletcher.
Syn: To Perjure, Forswear.
Usage: These words have been used interchangeably; but there
is a tendency to restrict perjure to that species of
forswearing which constitutes the crime of perjury at
law, namely, the willful violation of an oath
administered by a magistrate or according to law.
Perjure \Per"jure\, n. [L. perjurus: cf. OF. parjur, F.
A perjured person. [Obs.] --Shak.